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CentOS 7 - Updates for x86_64: system environment/base: cronie-anacron

cronie-anacron - Utility for running regular jobs

Website: https://github.com/cronie-crond/cronie
License: MIT and BSD and ISC and GPLv2+
Vendor: CentOS
Description:
Anacron is part of cronie that is used for running jobs with regular
periodicity which do not have exact time of day of execution.

The default settings of anacron execute the daily, weekly, and monthly
jobs, but anacron allows setting arbitrary periodicity of jobs.

Using anacron allows running the periodic jobs even if the system is often
powered off and it also allows randomizing the time of the job execution
for better utilization of resources shared among multiple systems.

Packages

cronie-anacron-1.4.11-24.el7_9.x86_64 [36 KiB] Changelog by Jan Staněk (2021-11-29):
- Limit memory allocated for file descriptors
  Backports https://github.com/cronie-crond/cronie/commit/584911514ce6aa2f16e1d79431bac816ea62cb2c
  Resolves: rhbz#2026289
cronie-anacron-1.4.11-23.el7.x86_64 [35 KiB] Changelog by Marcel Plch (2019-02-13):
- Make cronie restart on failure
- Resolves: rhbz#1651730
cronie-anacron-1.4.11-20.el7_6.x86_64 [35 KiB] Changelog by Marcel Plch (2018-10-23):
- Fix race condition when crontab is modified the same second
  before and after reading the crontab
- Resolves: rhbz#1638691
cronie-anacron-1.4.11-19.el7.x86_64 [35 KiB] Changelog by Tomáš Mráz (2017-10-16):
- fix URL and source URL of the package (#1501726)
cronie-anacron-1.4.11-17.el7.x86_64 [35 KiB] Changelog by Tomáš Mráz (2017-03-29):
- make anacron not to contradict itself in syslog
  (job output does not have to be necessarily mailed)
cronie-anacron-1.4.11-14.el7_2.1.x86_64 [34 KiB] Changelog by Tomáš Mráz (2016-01-23):
- crontab: use temporary filename properly ignored by crond
cronie-anacron-1.4.11-14.el7.x86_64 [34 KiB] Changelog by Tomáš Mráz (2015-04-21):
- mark the 0hourly and dailyjobs crontabs as config
- properly handle users for whose getpwnam() returns NULL temporarily
- log when crond is shutting down

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