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Re: Creating a randomized cron entry

* Florian Weimer (fw@deneb.enyo.de) [051215 09:24]:
> * Andreas Barth:
> > * Florian Weimer (fw@deneb.enyo.de) [051215 09:05]:
> >> What is the recommended way to achieve this?  Include a script, to be
> >> run manually, which creates the cron entry?  (In this case, that would
> >> be acceptable because the cron entry creation should probably be
> >> optional anyway.)  Shall I remove the cron entry when the package is
> >> purged?

> > Well, wouldn't it be better to enhance cron

> I think Debian's cron package has reached end-of-life. 8-) fcron
> already implements randomization.  Perhaps not in the best possible
> way, but basic support is available.

Well, I really think we should be able to use randomized times in
/etc/cron.d/something. If our normal cron doesn't support it, we might
want to change defaults.


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