[maemo-users] cron on diablo or how to use alarms

From: Olivier Ricou maemo1 at altribe.org
Date: Tue Feb 17 16:55:08 EET 2009
die 17/02/09, ad 14h42, Olivier Ricou <maemo1 at altribe.org> dixit :
> die 17/02/09, ad 13h37, COURTAUD Didier <didier.courtaud at cea.fr> dixit :
> > Here is the one I use without problem on my N810 tablet
> It seems it does use the alarm interface which mean you have a daemon

> running continuously. I would be affraid to kill the battery.
> Crontab for a handheld should be hardware.
> In our case, at the end, crontab's events should be recorded in 
> /var/lib/alarmd/alarm_queue.xml
> I tried once to make a crontab using the alarm API, unfortunnately
> it used pyalarmd of Gene Cash which had a bug (or alarm itself).
> If you can provide me a Python library to control the alarm, I
> will update my crontab python script.
>                                          Olivier.
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