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Re: crontab control?



On Sun, Sep 03, 2000 at 09:03:31AM -0700, Ron Farrer wrote:
> Mike McNally (mmcnally3@prodigy.net) wrote:
> 
> > anacron
> > see man anacron and /etc/anacrontab
> 
> Ahh thanks! Another question for the list: can I safely remove anacron?
> I really dislike the time it runs at and the system is up 24 x 7 so cron
> can do it's job correctly. 

It appears you already have.

Yes, you can.  I've found anacron breaks things on my 24x7 system --
hanging cron jobs and zombies.  Bad news.

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