periodic emails

Garrett Cooper yanegomi at
Mon Jan 2 22:49:32 UTC 2012

On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 2:45 PM, Doug Barton <dougb at> wrote:
> On 01/02/2012 14:14, Garrett Cooper wrote:
>>     How does this look for starters? The attached patch's goal is to
>> provide a generic, rc(5)-like infrastructure that would quiet down the
>> periodic emails for 120.clean-preserve .
> The periodic scripts are badly in need of attention, so effort in that
> area is much appreciated.
> Regarding your patch, rather than copying functions from rc.subr, why
> not just source it? Yes, you will get more than you need, but I think
> that the virtue of not having to maintain the same code in 2 places far
> outweighs that minor drawback.

    That works too, assuming that rc.subr isn't too rc(5) centric.
Thanks for the feedback!

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