Re: Fwd: hc-cron-0.9beta - cron for home computers
On Thu, Sep 03, 1998 at 08:44:00PM -0000, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Title: hc-cron
> Version: 0.9 beta
> Entered-date: 27/08/1998
> Description: This program is a modified version of Paul Vixie's widely
> used cron daemon. Like the original program it runs specified
> jobs at periodic intervals. However, the original crond relies
> on the computer running continuously, otherwise jobs will be
> missed. This problem is addressed by hc-cron, that is indended
> for use on 'home-computers' that are typically turned off
> several times a day; hc-cron will remember the time when it
> was shut down and catch up jobs that have occurred during
> down time when it is started again.
Does this mean we could replace our cron and anacron packages by hc-cron?
That is does it handle both functionalities?
Michael Meskes email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
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