#3587 Jobs called via anacron not found under Fedora 12

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Jamie Cameron
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2010-01-08
2010-01-08
Ed Lally
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I'm running Webmin 1.5 on Fedora 12 with both cron and anacron installed. Cron jobs in the /etc/cron.daily, /etc/cron.weekly, and /etc/cron.monthly directories are not being displayed/managed in Webmin.

Fedora moved invocations of the daily/weekly/monthly 'run-parts' command to the /etc/anacrontab file while previous versions put the run-parts calls in /etc/crontab. It looks like Webmin doesn't recognize that /etc/anacrontab file, so none of the daily/weekly/monthly jobs are being detected.

Webmin does recognize the files in /etc/cron.hourly. Those files are called through /etc/cron.d/0anacron which executes 'run-parts /etc/cron.hourly'.

Discussion

  • Jamie Cameron
    Jamie Cameron
    2010-01-19

    I don't think this is really a bug, but more of a missing feature ... Webmin doesn't have a module for anacron yet, and showing jobs run from anacron in the cron module wouldn't really be correct.