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where the blanks around equal-sign (=) are ignored and optional. Trailing blanks are also ignored.
name = value
The following names are recognized (default value in parentheses):
Valid variables in a fcron.conf file
Fcron spool directory.
Location of fcron pid file (needed by fcrontab to work properly).
Location of fcron suspend file. On non-Linux systems, this should be used to let fcron know how long the system was suspended (to memory or disk), so as task schedules can be updated accordingly.
Location of fcron fifo file (needed by fcrondyn to communicate with fcron).
Location of fcron.allow file.
Location of fcron.deny file.
Location of default shell called by fcron when
running a job. When fcron runs a job, fcron uses the value of
SHELL from the fcrontab if any, otherwise it uses the value from fcron.conf if any, or in last resort the value from /etc/passwd.
Location of mailer program called by fcron to send job output.
Location of default editor used when invoking "fcrontab -e".
To run several instances of fcron simultaneously on the same
system, you must use a different configuration file for each instance. Each
instance must have a different
fifofile. Then, use fcron(8)'s command line option
-c to select which config file (so which instance) you
Configuration file for fcron, fcrontab and fcrondyn: contains paths (spool dir, pid file) and default programs to use (editor, shell, etc). See fcron.conf(5) for more details.
Users allowed to use fcrontab and fcrondyn (one name per line, special name "all" acts for everyone)
Users who are not allowed to use fcrontab and fcrondyn (same format as allow file)
PAM configuration file for fcron. Take a look at pam(8) for more details.
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