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GNU mcron has been upgrade to guile-2.0
     posted by dale_mellor, Mon Apr 28 15:03:02 2014 - 0 replies

GNU mcron has been upgraded to use guile-2.0 (was using guile-1.8), and has been released today as mcron version 1.0.7.

GIT repository rebuilt
     posted by dale_mellor, Sun Jun 13 18:25:12 2010 - 0 replies

The GIT source repository has been completely rebuilt, and now holds a faithful representation of the full history of the former CVS repository (including all release tags), as well as all the changes that were made since CVS use ceased (including historically correct dates).

1.0.5 released (without fanfare!)
     posted by dale_mellor, Sun Jun 13 18:21:57 2010 - 0 replies

This includes mostly technical changes to the build system to make the project fit better with the Debian package system.

mcron 1.0.4 released
     posted by dale_mellor, Thu Feb 21 22:20:15 2008 - 0 replies

Version 1.0.4 of mcron is released.

mcron is a replacement for the original Vixie cron daemon, written in guile and allowing guile job description files (as well as Vixie-style ones) for increased flexibility.

The main changes are

  • Updated license to GPLv3.
  • Any file can be named on the command-line, without the .vixie or .guile extensions (used to be silently ignored)
  • The argument to the --schedule option is no longer optional.
Moved from CVS to GIT source code repository
     posted by dale_mellor, Thu Feb 21 19:45:14 2008 - 0 replies

I have not pulled the full CVS history across; the GIT repository starts with a clean 1.0.3 tarball.

1.0.2 released
     posted by dale_mellor, Mon Jan 2 16:34:07 2006 - 0 replies

Can now be installed (without full Vixie compatibility) by a non-root user.

Behaves well when a laptop comes out of sleep mode.

Improvements in the manual.

0.99.3 released
     posted by dale_mellor, Tue Aug 5 19:01:53 2003 - 0 replies

All the functionality has now been broken out into Guile modules, so mcron can be directly integrated into other programs. This includes the ability to read Vixie-style configuration files, as well as the newer scheme-based files.

0.99.2 released
     posted by dale_mellor, Sun Jul 20 15:56:45 2003 - 0 replies

Now have full 100% Vixie compatibility. Code is now fully functional, only needs some testing...

Version 0.99.1 released!
     posted by dale_mellor, Fri Jul 11 20:33:19 2003 - 0 replies

Mcron is supposed to be a 100% Vixie compatible cron daemon written in pure guile. As well as understanding Vixie-style `crontab' files, it also accepts scheme files which allow infinite flexibility in the way jobs can be scheduled. However, due to ...


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