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Re: Please drop anacron from task-desktop




> On Fri, 08 Mar 2019 at 10:24:28 +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > The output of "ls /etc/cron.daily" is not empty for me.
> 
> That doesn't *necessarily* mean you need anacron, or even cron. Many
> cron jobs now have a corresponding systemd timer; if you are running
> systemd, the cron job starts, detects that it is unnecessary, and exits,
> which is an overly-complicated way to do nothing.
>...

many != all

Something will break (like in the mlocate case), and people might only 
start noticing when they are doing fresh installs of buster after the 
release.

For buster it is too late in the release cycle for sorting this out 
properly for all existing daily/weekly/monthly cronjobs.

> Regards,
>     smcv

cu
Adrian

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