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Re: Please participate in popularity-contest

On Mon, 25 Jul 2005 19:50:34 +0200, Goswin von Brederlow
<brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> wrote:
>Pascal Hakim <pasc@redellipse.net> writes:
>> The main 'disadvantage' of anacron, is that it's set up by default to
>> only run /etc/cron.{daily,weekly,monthly}. It won't take care of running
>> normal cron jobs that would have been scheduled to run otherwise, and
>> didn't run because the computer wasn't on.
>Will you report a bug or shall I?

How can anacron decide whether it is ok to run a hourly cron job once
or n times, or whether a cron job is only meaningful if it is run at
the right time and does more harm being run at the wrong time than
being missed altogether?


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