Re: Creating a randomized cron entry
* Florian Weimer (firstname.lastname@example.org) [051215 09:24]:
> * Andreas Barth:
> > * Florian Weimer (email@example.com) [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.