/etc/cron.d to filesystem

Jan Rękorajski baggins at pld-linux.org
Tue May 13 21:27:07 CEST 2014

On Tue, 13 May 2014, Elan Ruusamäe wrote:

> 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 
> present.
> 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

Eh? What huge Conflicts list are you talking about?
I'm talking about missing "Requires/Suggests: crondaemon" in
packages that (may) require cron.

Jan Rękorajski                                 | PLD/Linux
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