Hi Bryan, Bryan Quigley <bryan.quig...@canonical.com> ezt írta (időpont: 2019. febr. 22., P, 2:03): > > Package: passwd > Version: 1:4.5-1.1 > > This is regards to passwd.cron.daily which backups > passwd/group/shadow/gshadow daily, which AFAICT is not upstream, but may have > been in the past. > > I'm looking at what it takes to run systems without cron and following the > example of other packages like logrotate: > > They add this bit to the cron script: > # skip in favour of systemd timer > if [ -d /run/systemd/system ]; then > exit 0 > fi > > and then create a systemd service/timer. Happy to do the work to make a > patch if the above is the preferred solution.
Thank you for the offer. It is indeed a good solution and a patch is welcome. Cheers, Balint > > ___ > > Alternatively, I have also wondered if the cron job functionality is still > needed or if the built-in generated backups are enough - /etc/group- etc. > > On my machine the /etc/group- backup would have been much more useful then > the one replaced daily by the cron job in /var/backups. > > Thanks!