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Re: use fcron as default scheduler in Fedora?



Patrice Dumas wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I think that fcron should be the default scheduler in fedora.
> fcron, with the service fcron_watch_config activated should now be 
> 100% compatible with vixie-cron (cronie). The fcron_watch_config stuff 
> is a bit convoluted (3 scripts and one C program...) but should work.
> 
> The advantages over cronie are the following:
> * it also does what anacron does
> * it has more features
> * instead of waking up every minutes to look at config files, like
>   cronie do, it uses inotify to watch the config. This should lead to
>   less awaking and certainly be interesting for power saving in some
>   situations
cronie is also using inotify, longer than fcron ;-) So this is not
advantage.
> 
> I won't push this more, somebody else has to volunteer to make this 
> happen. I think it could be done in F11 and it should be a feature.
> 
> --
> Pat
> 


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Marcela Mašláňová
BaseOS team Brno


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