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
see 'man anacrontab' for details