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GNU Mcron 1.1.1 released

Item posted by Mathieu Lirzin <mthl> on Sun 08 Apr 2018 03:46:15 PM UTC.

We are pleased to announce the release of GNU Mcron 1.1.1,
representing 48 commits, by 1 person over 3 weeks.

About

GNU Mcron is a complete replacement for Vixie cron. It is used to run
tasks on a schedule, such as every hour or every Monday. Mcron is
written in Guile, so its configuration can be written in Scheme; the
original cron format is also supported.

https://www.gnu.org/software/mcron/

Download

Here are the compressed sources and a GPG detached signature[*]:
https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/mcron/mcron-1.1.1.tar.gz
https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/mcron/mcron-1.1.1.tar.gz.sig

Use a mirror for higher download bandwidth:
https://ftpmirror.gnu.org/mcron/mcron-1.1.1.tar.gz
https://ftpmirror.gnu.org/mcron/mcron-1.1.1.tar.gz.sig

[*] Use a .sig file to verify that the corresponding file (without the
.sig suffix) is intact. First, be sure to download both the .sig file
and the corresponding tarball. Then, run a command like this:

gpg --verify mcron-1.1.1.tar.gz.sig

If that command fails because you don't have the required public key,
then run this command to import it:

gpg --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv-keys 0ADEE10094604D37

and rerun the 'gpg --verify' command.

This release was bootstrapped with the following tools:
Autoconf 2.69
Automake 1.16.1
Makeinfo 6.5
Help2man 1.47.5

NEWS

  • Noteworthy changes in release 1.1.1 (2018-04-08) [stable]
    • Bug fixes

The "--disable-multi-user" configure variable is not reversed anymore.
'cron' and 'crontab' are now installed unless this option is used.

The programs now sets the GUILE_LOAD_PATH and GUILE_LOAD_COMPILED_PATH
environment variables with the location of the installed Guile modules.

'next-year-from', 'next-year', 'next-month-from', 'next-month',
'next-day-from', 'next-day', 'next-hour-from', 'next-hour',
'next-minute-from', 'next-minute', 'next-second-from', and 'next-second' no
longer crashes when passing an optional argument.
[bug introduced in mcron-1.1]

    • Improvements

Some basic tests for the installed programs can be run after 'make install'
with 'make installcheck'.

The configuration files are now processed using a deterministic order.

The test suite code coverage for mcron modules is now at 66.8% in term of
number of lines (mcron-1.1 was at 23.7%).

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