Patrick DUPRÉ | | email: pdu...@gmx.com
Laboratoire de Physico-Chimie de l'Atmosphère | |
Université du Littoral-Côte d'Opale | |
Tel. (33)-(0)3 28 23 76 12 | | Fax: 03 28 65 82 44
189A, avenue Maurice Schumann | | 59140 Dunkerque, France
> Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 7:14 AM
> From: "Jon LaBadie" <jo...@jgcomp.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: cron
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 07:26:18PM +0200, Patrick Dupre wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I am a bit surprise by the answers that I received.
> > Again, cron and anacron used to run quite well for a long time.
> > Both can co-live, one run periodically according to /etc/crontab
> > and /etc/cron.daily /etc/cron.weekly, etc...
> > and anacron could make the relay, in case that the machine was
> > turned off.
> > Why give up this logic?
> > Now, we have
> > /etc/crond.d with
> > 0hourly
> > raid-check
> > /etc/cron.hourly with
> > 0anacron
> > /etc/cron.daily/
> > seems to be ignored
> > Where is the logic?
> I'm not sure where your and my systems differ. But on mine,
> cron.daily is certainly NOT ignored. I get daily logwatch
> reports from there and my locate database is updated from
> In fact, since I learned about the systemD mechanism for
> daily updates of the locate database, I activated it to
> see the effect and I'm getting twice daily updates.
> The crond manpage says it reads /etc/anacrontab. It is
> from there that daily/weekly/monthly get executed.
This was correct with fc22, but sine I updated in fc24. The behavior
is not correct.
cf. anacron weakly is supposed to run on saturday, it run on Monday now !
Same thing for cron !
It is why I am complaining. And I cannot get any explanation why the
behavior of my machine has changed after the update while the configuration
files /etc/anacrontab and /etc/crontab did not change
> Jon H. LaBadie jo...@jgcomp.com
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