[Wolves] Resuming cron jobs missed

Ron Wellsted ron at wellsted.org.uk
Tue Oct 14 16:10:58 BST 2003

On Tuesday 14 October 2003 2:18 pm, Aquarius wrote:
> Wayne Morris spoo'd forth:
> > Hi
> >
> > Is there a way of getting cron jobs to start if they have been missed
> > due to system downtime?
> Get a better cron. Anacron does this fine, I believe...
> Aq -- unhelpful

AOL, Anacron will do the job provided the time scale is meausred in days 
(minimum 1 day) and it is used with the normal (Vixie) cron.  See 
http://anacron.sourceforge.net/ for details.

Ron Wellsted
ron at wellsted.org.uk
N 52.567623, W 2.137621

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