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Re: [SLE] 9.3 cron.daily run time
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 7 May 2005 21:45:27 +0200
  • Message-id: <200505072145.27979.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 07 May 2005 21:40, Randall R Schulz wrote:
> The point was not to give offense, but clearly the fixed-scheduling
> scheme _is_ broken and _does not_ work well for any installation that's
> not running on a continuous basis, and that's a lot of systems.

But the system was never completely fixed time. It was always set up to run on
the first opportunity after a reboot if the system wasn't up in the middle of
the night.

The present system is broken though, since if the scripts are run at noon they
will continue to get run at noon. This is not a good idea.


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