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Re: make anacron a base package

> > On Sun, 28 Mar 1999, Jules Bean wrote:
> > > According to README.Debian, in anacron, this is unecessary.  Anacron plays
> > > a variety of tricks to make sure jobs don't get run twice - and if they
> > > do, it is indeed a bug.
> > 
> > Anacron and cron run the same jobs on a laptop if it was suspended when
> > cron was due to run the jobs.  Bugs #31068 and #33022.
> anacron and cron should not be told to run the same things in their
> respective crontabs -- AFAIK, there is no need.

Just a thought: can we make both anacron and cron standard, and by
default install them both with the entries in crontab disabled?  The
differences will be hardly noticeable for most people.  Alternatively,
can we merge them into one package?  Then we don't have these



  Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, QMW, Univ. of London. J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk
             Debian GNU/Linux Developer.  jdg@debian.org
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