Fcron documentation

Thibault Godouet

Fcron is distributed under GPL license (please read the license in Appendix A).

Project home page: http://fcron.free.fr

Author: Thibault GODOUET

You can get the latest HTML version of this document at: http://fcron.free.fr/files/fcron-doc-html.tar.gz . The SGML DocBook sources are included with fcron packages.

Fcron 3.2.0

Table of Contents
1. Fcron: how and why?
1.1. About fcron
1.1.1. What is fcron?
1.1.2. License
1.1.3. Requirements
1.1.4. Compilation and installation
1.1.5. Configuration
1.1.6. Bug reports, corrections, propositions...
1.2. How to install fcron
1.2.1. Compilation requirements
1.2.2. Compilation and installation instructions
1.3. Changes
1.4. Release notes: fcron 3.2.0
1.5. Todo
1.5.1. High priority
1.5.2. Low priority
1.5.3. Ideas
1.6. Thanks
2. Using fcron ...
2.1. Manual pages of fcron
fcron -- daemon to execute scheduled tasks
fcron.conf -- configuration file for fcron and fcrontab
fcrontab -- manipulate per-user fcrontab files
fcrontab -- tables for driving fcron
fcrondyn -- dialog dyn-amically with a running fcron daemon
2.2. Frequently Asked Questions
A. GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE
0. PREAMBLE
1. TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR COPYING, DISTRIBUTION AND MODIFICATION
How to use this License for your documents
B. GNU Free Documentation License
0. PREAMBLE
1. APPLICABILITY AND DEFINITIONS
2. VERBATIM COPYING
3. COPYING IN QUANTITY
4. MODIFICATIONS
5. COMBINING DOCUMENTS
6. COLLECTIONS OF DOCUMENTS
7. AGGREGATION WITH INDEPENDENT WORKS
8. TRANSLATION
9. TERMINATION
10. FUTURE REVISIONS OF THIS LICENSE
How to use this License for your documents
List of Tables
2-1. Valid time multipliers
2-2. Time and date fields
2-3. Needed time fields for each keyword
2-4. Vixie cron shortcuts
List of Examples
2-1. Some examples of lines based on elapsed system up time
2-2. Some examples of entries based on time and date
2-3. An example of an option declaration:
2-4. An example of a user fcrontab
2-5. Using fcron in a script: running a job once every day, week, etc, at dialup connection
2-6. Using fcron in a script: running a job until the end of the connection