Re: V4 [Partial withdrawal of PROPOSAL] Change Chapter 17 (cron)
> * There's a crontab entry for exim which fires every 30 minutes,
> regardless of whether you have networking up (dumb, dumb,
> dumb, dumb). This causes the atime for the exim inode to be
> modified, but worse yet, the fact that the crontab entry
> specifies that the entry should run under the mail user, that
> means that there are multiple syslog messages from the pam
> message hitting /var/log/messages.
exim -bd -q30m
> If people really don't want cron.hourly, we can remove it at least for
> LSB 1.0. But I would like to hear some other opinions about whether or
> not we should keep cron.hourly. What do folks think?
I think it should be kept. I agree with the 'once at some point during each
hour' - which can be done by simple things like inode%60 for the minutes ;)