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Re: Please drop anacron from task-desktop




On Fri, Mar 08, 2019 at 10:22:12AM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Simon McVittie <smcv@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> 
> > anacron/cron don't have a built-in way to skip particular cron jobs
> > other than open-coding it in the cron job itself.
> 
> Maybe we should just fix this?  cron is effectively maintained by the
> distributions anyway; there hasn't been an official upstream release in
> more than twenty years.  This seems like a reasonable feature to add.

Sounds like over-engineering to me.

if [ -d /run/systemd/system ]; then
    exit 0
fi

Any alternative would be at least one line, and it's not like there 
should be changes to the condition in the forseeable future.

cu
Adrian

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