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Re: Please drop anacron from task-desktop




Michael Stone wrote on 07/03/2019:
> On Thu, Mar 07, 2019 at 09:02:23PM +0100, Holger Wansing wrote:
>>> I'm actually wondering if this is a good idea..
>>>
>>> There are lot of other packages installing cronjobs and people, I would
>>> assume, expect that they will run.

cronjobs run even without anacron, they just don't run
"anac(h)ronistically".

>>> I would personally revert his patch as long as all the cronjobs have not
>>> a corresponding systemd .timer
>>
>> Any thoughts on this?
> 
> What's the downside to having anacron there if a .timer supersedes the
> cron job?

Having a useless service running is itself a downside; I second the
removal. I'll also mention that anacron has been orphaned almost one
year ago.

Paride