[maemo-users] where is crontab ?

From: Andrew Flegg andrew at bleb.org
Date: Tue Apr 1 22:07:27 EEST 2008
On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 6:34 PM, Olivier Ricou <maemo1 at altribe.org> wrote:
>  I'm a newbie who just spent his week-end configuring his new N800 (I
>  don't like keyboard for handhelds). I tried to configure some
>  updates but couldn't find crontab. I've seen that the package
>  debianutils has a cron but it seems you should not install it if
>  you don't want to destroy everything. I could not find any other
>  package with cron and since no one complains on the web, I presume
>  it must be something simple, but what ?

There's no cron shipped as standard with ITOS or Maemo; and I don't
recall having seen a good port.

However, there is an alarm API for scheduling tasks in a manner which
won't destroy your battery life:


Hope that helps,


Andrew Flegg -- mailto:andrew at bleb.org | http://www.bleb.org/

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