[lfs-support] "at" command?
davidwgay at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 6 08:13:57 PST 2012
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>>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?
>Not presently. It is mentioned in Section iv. LFS and Standards.
>> 2) Or, is there some other command that provides the same functionality?
>> (start some job/batch file at a given time)
>For cron type functionality I ended up using dcron.
>> 3) Finally, if not part of LFS, can anyone suggest where to find the sources
>>so I can install it?
>The classic 'at' command is contained in the package at-3.1.13.orig.tar.gz
>You do not need the diff file.
>The package also provides the 'batch' command.
>You do need to create a boot script for it to function properly because the atd
>daemon needs to be running for it to work.
Thanks for the replies! My google-foo for the sources just wasn't cutting it.
Nor was my grep-foo of the LFS book. Try searching for the word "at", and
you'll see... :) (And now I see, that I needed to be grep-ing the book
for "At", not " at "...)
>This is the first time I've seen a request for it.
This is the first time I've wanted to use "at", so I wouldn't consider my
request a "request" - I just wanted to try it out, and when I couldn't find it,
it became a mission I had to complete. (and trust me, a trivial one at that)
In any case, thanks again!
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