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Re: Suggestion for hammer cleanup

From: "Samuel J. Greear" <sjg@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2010 18:19:47 -0600

On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 4:39 PM, Chris Turner
<c.turner@199technologies.org> wrote:
> Samuel J. Greear wrote:
>> That said, I think it would be fine to commit one or more optional
>> stopgap measures/scripts to the RC system, for mobile users and etc.,
>> as long as it is well documented that they may go away if a better
>> solution is developed or derived.
> not to flamebait or something - but:
> wouldn't the system crontab be a better place?
> or perhaps create an /etc/periodic/hourly ?
> the 'newsyslog' is in /etc/crontab which is the only hourly
> job I can think of off hand..
> the script can still of course source rc.conf or something
> to configure the job if the job is enabled by default

Sure, my only real point was that it should be a knob that users have
to turn on (not on by default). I do not know what the precedent is
for periodic/rc cross-pollination.


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