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RE: [Pyatcron-devel-list] Cron backend: a correction

Subject: RE: [Pyatcron-devel-list] Cron backend: a correction
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2003 16:32:46 +0100

Quoted from the "at" man page:

batch   executes commands when system load levels  permit;
        in  other words, when the load average drops below
        0.8, or the value specified in the  invocation  of

Answer is when the system is NOT loaded

-----Message d'origine-----
De : Julien Olivier [mailto:address@hidden
Envoyé : jeudi, 13. novembre 2003 16:24
À : address@hidden
Objet : Re: [Pyatcron-devel-list] Cron backend: a correction

> 2. Same as cron I think, using the "at" command (at,atq,atrm). Looking at
> the "at" manpage, I've found a command named "batch" which plans a task
> the system load decrease until a fixed value. From a desktop user
> perspective, I would ignore this option in our project, but this might be
> usefull sometime, what do you think?

Batch could be useful, especially for system tasks. Just a question:
does it run when the system is loaded AND after a given time ? Or only
when the system is not loaded ?

Julien Olivier <address@hidden>

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