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Fedora 9 Update: anacron-2.3-63.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-1317
2009-02-05 01:17:28
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Name        : anacron
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 2.3
Release     : 63.fc9
URL         : http://packages.debian.org/stable/source/anacron
Summary     : A cron-like program that can run jobs lost during downtime
Description :
Anacron (like `anac(h)ronistic') is a periodic command scheduler.
It executes commands at intervals specified in days.  Unlike cron, it
does not assume that the system is running continuously.  It can
therefore be used to control the execution of daily, weekly and
monthly jobs (or anything with a period of n days), on systems that
don't run 24 hours a day.  When installed and configured properly,
Anacron will make sure that the commands are run at the specified
intervals as closely as machine-uptime permits.

This package is pre-configured to execute the daily jobs of the Red
Hat Linux (or Fedora) system. You should install this program if your
system isn't powered on 24 hours a day to make sure the maintenance
jobs of other Red Hat Linux (or Fedora) packages are executed each day.

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Update Information:

Cron daily jobs f.e. logwatch were running twice. The workaround in those two
packages should fix it.
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Feb  2 2009 Marcela Mašláňová <mmaslano redhat com> 2.3-63
- 477709 hack aroung problems with running jobs twice
- remove patches 6 a 7, they were obsoleted by this hack
* Thu Oct 23 2008 Marcela Mašláňová <mmaslano redhat com> 2.3-62
- rewrite init script - using fedora guidelines SysVInitScript
* Mon Sep 22 2008 Marcela Maslanova <mmaslano redhat com> 2.3-61
- correct init script - really kill anacron
* Wed Apr  9 2008 Marcela Maslanova <mmaslano redhat com> 2.3-60
- correct spooldir logged
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #477709 - Logwatch runs when system rebooted
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=477709
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update anacron' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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