Re: Bug#302309: ITP: bcron -- Bruce's cron system
On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 01:50:16PM -0500, Adam Heath wrote:
> On Sun, 10 Apr 2005, Steve Greenland wrote:
> > On 10-Apr-05, 10:55 (CDT), Reinhard Tartler <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > what about the "@reboot" extension? I think that's a really neat feature.
> > /etc/rdS.d
> > 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.
> automatically starting a screen session at startup?
While I think that user specific services are useful, I don't think cron
is the right place for that. The init system should support user-owned
services and an interface for the user to manage them. I personally use
the runit programs for that, see also