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

On Thursday 14 April 2005 20:05, Gerrit Pape <pape@smarden.org> wrote:
> > 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

So you are suggesting that we should have a second system that has a 
SETUID/SETGID program to allow users to configure their jobs and a job 
execution program that runs jobs in the background, sends email to users, 

Why re-write cron when cron only needs a minor change?

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