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Re: Anacron schedule

On Mon, 5 Mar 2001 15:58:10 -0600, Judith Elaine Bush said:

> On Mon, Mar 05, 2001 at 09:12:33PM +0100, Erdmut Pfeifer wrote:
>  > 
>  > as there is /etc/crontab for cron, there is a /etc/anacrontab for anacron.
>  Indeed. Except the /etc/anacron specifies frequency (how many days
>  apart should something be done) and delay (how long after anacron is
>  invoked shoud something be done). The /etc/anachron file does *not*
>  run anacron just after 7 am every morning.
>  > The suggested "test -x ..." lines in crontab are just to disable those
>  > entries temporarily while anacron is installed. This way, if you decide
>  So, /etc/crontab is NOT where anacron is invoked. Somehow anacron is
>  invoked around 7 am each day. If it's not in /etc/crontab, where is
>  it?


see 'man anacrontab' for details


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