crond disabled?

Paul Fox pgf at
Wed Nov 4 17:01:20 EST 2009

c. scott ananian wrote:
 > Keep in mind that some of cron's duties are done by anacron (or were
 > when I had a hand in the distro), which is laptop-friendly.
 > Anacron only handles daily/weekly/monthly tasks, though; you do need
 > cron running if you want tasks with sub-day scheduling.

as dsd pointed out to me on IRC, anacron is driven by cron -- at
least these days it seems to be.  so without cron, anacron probably
won't work either.  (i was under the impression they were
separate, but perhaps that's ancient history, or i was just

 paul fox, pgf at

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