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Bug 11910 - Anacron and SysVinit
Anacron and SysVinit
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anacron (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2000-06-05 03:10 EDT by Jose Carlos Ramirez Perez
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-06-05 03:10:34 EDT
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Description Jose Carlos Ramirez Perez 2000-06-05 03:10:33 EDT
The Anacron package does not have installation and uninstall scripts to
add itself to the SysVinit directory, so its jobs are never executed.

Also the stop script may use the SIGUSR1 signal instead of KILL because
this will wait for currently running jobs to end.

These are example install/uninstall scripts:

postinstall script (through /bin/sh):
/sbin/chkconfig --add anacron
preuninstall script (through /bin/sh):
if [ $1 = 0 ]; then
    /sbin/chkconfig --del anacron
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-06-16 06:36:06 EDT
Acutally anacron isn't supposed to have a sysv init script at all, it's not a
This is fixed in rawhide.

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