Re: cron and anacron
On Fri, Jan 07, 2000 at 11:21:58AM -0800, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> anacron merely ensures a job gets run in a period of time, cron
> still does the actual scheduling.
> As to why it suggests it, that I do not know.
I think it's a good way of bringing a useful package to the users'
attention - which is what suggests is for, in part, right? Anacron
should be on any box that might not be powered on during the hours
when cron is run.
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