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Bug#33768: marked as done (anacron hangs on startup)

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From: Georg Bauer <gb@hugo.westfalen.de>
Subject: anacron hangs on startup
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Package: anacron
Version: 2.0.1-2

When starting anacron, it hangs. When starting anacron under strace,
it looks like it hangs on an wait(-1,...) after a fork.

-- System Information
Debian Release: potato
Kernel Version: Linux jill 2.2.1 #101 Fri Feb 5 16:17:12 EST 1999 ppc unknown

Versions of the packages anacron depends on:
ii  libc6           2.0.100-2      The GNU C library version 2 (run-time files)
ii  sysklogd        1.3-31         Kernel and system logging daemons
smail	Not installed or no info
sendmail	Not installed or no info
ii  exim            2.11-2         Exim Mailer
	^^^ (Provides virtual package mail-transport-agent)

--- Begin /etc/init.d/anacron (modified conffile)
#! /bin/sh
test -f /usr/sbin/anacron || exit 0
case "$1" in
    # Run anacron only if it's later than 7:30am.
    if test `date +%H%M` -lt 730; then
	exit 0
    echo -n "Starting anac(h)ronistic cron: anacron"
    anacron -s
    echo "."
    echo "Usage: /etc/init.d/anacron start"
    exit 1
exit 0

--- End /etc/init.d/anacron

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