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Re: Please drop anacron from task-desktop

On Fri, Mar 08, 2019 at 02:38:07PM -0500, Michael Stone wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 08, 2019 at 08:01:35PM +0100, Christian Kastner wrote:
> > I intended to post a transition proposal here soon, but it's not ready
> > yet... but long story short: I believe we would be far better off moving
> > to cronie than maintaining our old fork.
> One question worth asking is which distributions plan to maintain cron
> moving forward--will some of the systemd-focused ones start dropping it in
> favor of timers? (No point in migrating to fedora's cronie, for example, if
> they stop using it in a year or two.)

Upstream systemd lacks crontab support, and 3rd party systemd-based 
replacements are not 100% compatible with cron/cronie/bcron/...



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