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Re: Bug#302309: ITP: bcron -- Bruce's cron system

On 10-Apr-05, 14:24 (CDT), "Wesley J. Landaker" <wjl@icecavern.net> wrote: 
> > I know, that's not accessible to users, only the admin. OTOH, I can't
> > think of any really good reason that user needs to do something
> > *automatically* on reboot.
> Perhaps user-run services?

So run a script every 15 minutes that checks if it's running and
restarts it if not. If the service is important, you want that anyway;
if not, then you don't need @reboot.

I don't argue that @reboot can't be convenient, only that it's trivial
to work around.


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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