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Re: cron on laptops

On Mon, 06 Dec 2010 15:42 +0100, "MTS Consult"
<> wrote:
> Am 05.12.2010 16:27 schrieb "Ian D. Leroux" <>:
> > From hints in an old PR (misc/11011) and from the discussion of
> > CRON_WITHIN in crontab(5), I get the impression that NetBSD's cron
> > implementation already handles situations where the machine is not
> > on all the time (e.g. laptops), starting any jobs that were
> > scheduled to run while the machine was off at the next boot. [...]
> I dont know this. But I know that fcron can do pretty much what
> you want.

Thanks for the tip.  I guess I'll just have test out cron(8) next time I
have a laptop running NetBSD, file a documentation-pr if it works, or
use fcron if it doesn't.

Ian Leroux

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