Re: New virtual package: cron-daemon
On Tue, 1 Jun 2004 22:43, "Milan P. Stanic" <email@example.com> wrote:
> For my personal use I packaged uschedule (cron replacement) and had
> to build crond with equivs just to satisfy dependencies.
> I think (if it counts because I'm not DD) that the name of the virtual
> package should be more generic like periodic-exec-daemon (just idea)
> or something similar.
How is "periodic-exec-daemon" more generic than "cron"? I suspect that most
Debian users learnt about the concept of periodic execution by using cron!!!
I think that if we are to use a purely generic name then the current "cron"
package would have to be renamed to "vixie-cron".
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