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

From: Julien Olivier
Subject: RE: [Pyatcron-devel-list] Cron backend: a correction
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2003 16:34:27 +0000

Yes, that's what I've read.. But what could be useful would be to setup
a cron job running, for example, every day at noon, which would run "at
updatedb". That way, it would run a command at a given time, when the
comuter is not too loaded. The best of both worlds.

On Thu, 2003-11-13 at 15:32, NICOLOVICI Xavier wrote:
> 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
>         atrun.
> ***********
> 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
> when
> > 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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