Raul Miller writes ("Bug#2338: finds in cron.daily should be nice"): > Package: cron > Version: 3.0pl1-31 > > instances of 'find' in a cron.daily script should be run under nice. As I noted earlier today, nice won't do any good here. Perhaps, though, cron.daily and so forth should run under nice ? It seems to me that this policy should be put in one place, rather than scattered across the many packages with cron.daily scripts. Ian.