/etc/cron.d to filesystem

Elan Ruusamäe glen at pld-linux.org
Tue May 13 21:08:03 CEST 2014

On 13.05.2014 12:02, Jan Rękorajski wrote:
> On Mon, 05 May 2014, Elan Ruusamäe wrote:
>> rfc: move /etc/cron.d to filesystem package
>> rationale: simplify packaging where cron dependency could be optional
> If you first add appropriate R/S to all packages that (may) need cron.
> The problem is a lot of packages that need cron have only indirect dep
> via this dir AFAIR.

with or without huge Conflicts list?

and existsing systems aren't affected on upgrade, crondaemon is already 
on fresh installations, you will notice that stuff doesn't work (ideally 
you should test whether installed stuff works :)

so imho the C is pointless, just extra work to collect the NEVRs


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