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Re: PROPOSAL to serialize cron.{daily,weekly,monthly}

On 05-Sep-04, 14:23 (CDT), Thomas Hood <jdthood@yahoo.co.uk> wrote: 
> There remains the question of what the default should be.
> Would serialized execution be significantly better for the vast
> majority of systems out there?  If so then it might be worth
> implementing the idea.

On the vast majority of systems, it doesn't make any difference.

Evidence: This is the first time the topic has come up in ~8 years.

("This topic" meaning serialization of daily/weekly/monthly. There have
been various complaints about how long things take, and avoiding network
disks when doing 'find / ...', etc., but those problems would not be
affected by the proposal.)


Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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