Replacing cron with mcron
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Thu Feb 9 06:18:34 PST 2006
Iantcho Vassilev <ianchov at gmail.com> writes:
> Has anyone tried this?
It is in ports, so I think some people are probably using it.
> I even think of proposing this to the base system - cron is such an old
mcron is Gnu licensed, so it would have a difficult time being
accepted for the base system. As to cron being an old idea: I do not
think that mcron is really a newer idea, but rather mcron is more of a
new implementation of the same idea.
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