On Wed, 22.10.14 14:05, Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek (zbys...@in.waw.pl) wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 02:50:13PM +0400, Ivan Shapovalov wrote:
> > Hi,
> > The systemd.timer(5) manpage states:
> > "For each timer file, a matching unit file must exist, describing the unit
> > to
> > activate when the timer elapses."
> > However, if I need the timer unit just to wake up the machine (e. g. I have
> > a
> > GUI alarm which does everything except configuring the wakealarm), I don't
> > need the timer unit to start something else. Does this sound like a valid
> > reason to make timers' Unit= optional?
> yeah, when timers were implemented, this wasn't possible, but now
> it makes sense and would be useful.
I added this to the TODO list for now.
Lennart Poettering, Red Hat
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