fcron vs. cron

Joshua Oreman oremanj at webserver.get-linux.org
Mon Apr 14 15:42:18 PDT 2003

On Sun, Apr 13, 2003 at 11:24:07PM -0700 or thereabouts, Evan Dower seemed to write:
> Is fcron a drop-in replacement for cron, or does it require more effort 
> than "portinstall fcron".

Fcron uses a different (and possibly easier-to-understand) configuration file format.
So, it is NOT a drop-in replacement.

> In other words, should I install it now or wait for the weekend?

You can install it now, as long as you have a little free time.

> Thanks,
> Evan Dower

Hope this helps,
-- Josh

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