Anacron

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Download Source: http://downloads.sourceforge.net/anacron/anacron-2.3.tar.gz

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Introduction to Anacron

Anacron 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.

Project Homepage: http://anacron.sourceforge.net

Dependencie

Required

Non-Multilib

Compile the package:

sed -i 's/const int isleep/int isleep/' gregor.c &&
make

Install the package:

make install

Multilib

This package does not provide any libraries so only one installation is required.

32Bit

Compile the package:

 sed -i 's/const int isleep/int isleep/' gregor.c &&
 make CC="gcc ${BUILD32}"

Install the package:

make install

N32

Compile the package:

 sed -i 's/const int isleep/int isleep/' gregor.c &&
 make CC="gcc ${BUILDN32}"

Install the package:

make install

64Bit

Compile the package:

sed -i 's/const int isleep/int isleep/' gregor.c &&
make CC="gcc ${BUILD64}"

Install the package:

make install

Configuring

Anacron is best started from a bootscript. Add any daily, weekly, or monthly cron jobs you have to /etc/anacrontab and comment the out in your existing crontab. See the anacrontab man-page for /etc/anacrontab description

Contents

Installed Directories: None
Installed Programs: anacron
Installed Libraries: None

Short Descriptions

anacron is a program that periodically executes user-specified commands based on the last time those commands were executed.
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