cron(8) mis-feature with @reboot long after system startup

Doug Barton dougb at
Fri Nov 25 08:44:19 UTC 2011

On 11/25/2011 00:29, Stefan Bethke wrote:
> I didn't even know cron had this feature.  Why wouldn't you add custom rc.d scripts for these tasks, or add the commands to rc.local?

Personally I find this feature very useful for unprivileged users to do
their own stuff at startup.



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