[lfs-support] "at" command?

jasonpsage at jegas.com jasonpsage at jegas.com
Fri Jan 6 02:40:27 PST 2012


>>On 6/01/2012 2:59 PM, David Gay wrote:
>> Since I get a "command not found" type error, I assume not, but I have
>> to ask:
>>
>> 1) is the "at" command installed in any of the LFS packages?
>>
>> 2) Or, is there some other command that provides the same functionality?
>> (start some job/batch file at a given time)
>>
>> 3) Finally, if not part of LFS, can anyone suggest where to find the 
>> sources so I can install it?
>>
>> Thanks for any help.

> Geoff Swan replied
>For cron type functionality I ended up using dcron.
>
>http://www.jimpryor.net/linux/releases/dcron-4.5.tar.gz

@DAVID: Thankx for asking - I never even knew that command "at" existed.
Seems pretty slick!

@Geoff - Went with dcron? Was it tough to "cron" working in LFS? (I'm
just wondering so I know what I'm in for when I finally get my system to
boot lol)

--Jason






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