This script is for Slackware 13.37 and may be outdated.

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13.37 > System > cronie (1.4.8)

Cronie contains the standard UNIX daemon crond that runs specified programs
at scheduled times and related tools. It is based on the original cron and
has security and configuration enhancements like the ability to use pam
and SELinux.

By default this SlackBuild will include anacron in the package. If you do want
this, pass ANACRON=no to the SlackBuild.

Note that Slackware has dcron - Dillon's Cron daemon. This package will
conflict with this package. It is advised to remove dcron before installing

Stop the dcron daemon:
# ps x | grep cron
# kill <cron_pid>
Remove the dcron package:
# removepkg dcron
# rm -rf /var/spool/cron

Slackware's boot script assumes that you have dcron and thus has to be

Change this line in /etc/rc.d/rc.M

/usr/sbin/crond -l notice



Maintained by: Chris Abela
Keywords: cronie,cron,anacron,vixie,vixie-cron
ChangeLog: cronie


Source Downloads:
cronie-1.4.8.tar.gz (9b1d2ce6db8d1883e06635f437170657)

Download SlackBuild:
cronie.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 13.37

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