[arch-general] System Cron jobs not running

Paul Gideon Dann pdgiddie at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 05:03:16 EDT 2011

On Friday 21 Oct 2011 20:05:18 R7h0re4 wrote:
> Just to be safe I added the full path to my script for the commands it
> is calling.
> I also looked at the wiki again and nothing mentions the use of Cronie,
> and system cron jobs. I also checked the file /var/spool and see anacron
> which has the sub directories. I would almost say this wiki needs some
> updating and would assist once we get it working.

I suggest removing cronie / anacron and switching to dcron.  It used to be the 
default, but was switched because it was perceived to be buggy.  However, all 
known bugs have now been fixed, and it's been running reliably for me for ages.  
I trust it more than cronie / anacron.


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