Re: Best practices for cron jobs?
* sean finney [Wed, 13 Jun 2007 20:46:42 +0200]:
> On Wednesday 13 June 2007 06:28:09 Duncan Findlay wrote:
> > I imagine it would be relatively simple to have the postinst generate
> > a random time during the day for a cron script to run, but this
> > doesn't work with anacron -- many users would never get updates.
> how would this break anacron?
Because anacron can't run stuff only present in /etc/cron.d.
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