Updated fcrond-hint

Fabio Fracassi f.fracassi at gmx.net
Thu Dec 21 09:29:15 PST 2000


On Thursday 21 December 2000 15:47, you wrote:
> What's wrong with "vixie" cron?  
Probably nothing!
> That is what I am using (in combination
> with at) and it works fine.  I believe there is a local user exploit with
> vixie - but there should be a patch available on bugtraq - pretty minor I
> think.

fcron is just another way to do it. It has some special features that can 
come in handy on workstations, since it does not assume an 24h uptime.
fcron can handle things like any 24h of running time, or run a "missed" 
cronjob later.

Fabio





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