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Re: New virtual package: cron-daemon

On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 09:44:07AM -0500, Steve Greenland wrote:
> I'm not against there being an alternative cron implementation, but
> th last thing we need is vixie-cron derivative that is *also* dead
> upstream.
> Trust me, you do not want to be stuck maintaining that code base.

After considering your suggestions and checking Debian-patched cron
sources I decided that it looks like you are right, it is not worth
the effort.

Nevertheless I still don't like anacron, and I would prefer if fcron
could replace the standard Debian cron in a simple way.

I'm closing the hc-cron ITP, but I'm leaving the request to create
'cron-daemon' virtual package open (#252086). Maybe fcron maintainers
would like to carry on, so their package can be installed and cron
removed, what is now impossible without removing apache as well (for


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