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Re: Anacron problem

On Wed, Jan 05, 2000 at 07:30:43PM +0000, Abdul Aziz wrote:
>  I posted this to debain-user yesterday by mistake. :)
> I installed cron along with a few other things (anacron) to test them,
> cron runs all right but I get the following message (e-mailed) from
> Anacron regarding job cron.daily:
> "nice: cannot set priority:Permission denied."
> cron.daily exits with nothing done. What needs to be done?  Any help
> appreciated.

That's a known "issue" (read: bug). Priorities don't work right. IIRC, there
are Mach issues that make it difficult to implement priorities correctly.

See also http://bugs.debian.org/44039

To work around remove all calls to "nice" in the cron scripts under


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