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mcron 1.0.4_3 sysutils on this many watch lists=1 search for ports that depend on this port
A 100% compatible replacement for Vixie cron

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Port Added: 17 Dec 2003 02:33:19
License: not specified in port


The mcron program represents a complete re-think of the cron concept originally
found in the Berkeley and AT&T unices, and subsequently rationalized by Paul
Vixie. The original idea was to have a daemon that wakes up every minute, scans
a set of files under a special directory, and determines from those files if
any shell commands should be executed in this minute.

The new idea is to read the required command instructions, work out which
command needs to be executed next, and then sleep until the inferred time has
arrived. On waking the commands are run, and the time of the next command is
computed. Furthermore, the specifications are written in scheme, allowing at
the same time simple command execution instructions and very much more flexible
ones to be composed than the original Vixie format. This has several useful
advantages over the original idea.

WWW: http://www.gnu.org/software/mcron/
SVNWeb : Main Web Site : Distfiles Availability : PortsMon

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Required To Build:
  1. lang/guile
Required To Run:
  1. lang/guile
There are no ports dependent upon this port

To install the port: cd /usr/ports/sysutils/mcron/ && make install clean
To add the package: pkg install sysutils/mcron


Configuration Options
     No options to configure

Master Sites:
  1. ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/
  2. ftp://ftp.dti.ad.jp/pub/GNU/mcron/
  3. ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/mcron/
  4. ftp://ftp.informatik.hu-berlin.de/pub/gnu/gnu/mcron/
  5. ftp://ftp.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/pub/mirror/ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/mcron/
  6. ftp://ftp.kddlabs.co.jp/GNU/mcron/
  7. ftp://ftp.mirrorservice.org/sites/ftp.gnu.org/gnu/mcron/
  8. http://ftp.funet.fi/pub/gnu/prep/mcron/
  9. http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/mcron/
  10. http://mirrors.kernel.org/gnu/mcron/
  11. http://ring.nict.go.jp/archives/GNU/mcron/
  12. http://www.gtlib.gatech.edu/pub/gnu/gnu/mcron/

Number of commits found: 16

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
05 Apr 2014 23:20:18
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0.4_3
Revision:350278
mat search for other commits by this committer
Reset MAINTAINER.

<stefan@fh-mainz.de>: host srv-eml-pmva-02.fh-mainz.de[143.93.114.189] said:
    550 5.1.1 <stefan@fh-mainz.de>: Recipient address rejected: undeliverable
    address: host 143.93.114.70[143.93.114.70] said: 550 5.1.1
    <stefan@fh-mainz.de>: Recipient address rejected: User unknown in virtual
    mailbox table (in reply to RCPT TO command) (in reply to RCPT TO command)

Approved by:	portmgr (implicit)
Obtained from:	pkg-fallout
Sponsored by:	Absolight
20 Sep 2013 23:06:00
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0.4_3
Revision:327772
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Add NO_STAGE all over the place in preparation for the staging support (cat:
sysutils)
21 Jan 2012 17:40:15
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0.4_3
eadler search for other commits by this committer
At the moment 1385 ports use BUILD_DEPENDS= ${RUN_DEPENDS} and 450
ports use BUILD_DEPENDS:= ${RUN_DEPENDS}. This patch fixes ports that are
currently broken. This is a temporary measure until we organically stop using
:= or someone(s) spend a lot of time changing all the ports over.

Explicit duplication > := > = and this just moves ports one step to the left

Approved by:    portmgr
31 Jul 2011 15:07:08
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0.4_3
jlaffaye search for other commits by this committer
- Chase guile shared lib bump
- Add an entry to UPDATING
19 Mar 2011 12:38:54
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0.4_2
miwi search for other commits by this committer
- Get Rid MD5 support
22 Jan 2009 16:04:11
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0.4_2
miwi search for other commits by this committer
- Chase lang/guile shlib bump
21 Aug 2008 06:18:49
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0.4_1
rafan search for other commits by this committer
Update CONFIGURE_ARGS for how we pass CONFIGURE_TARGET to configure script.
Specifically, newer autoconf (> 2.13) has different semantic of the
configure target. In short, one should use --build=CONFIGURE_TARGET
instead of CONFIGURE_TARGET directly. Otherwise, you will get a warning
and the old semantic may be removed in later autoconf releases.

To workaround this issue, many ports hack the CONFIGURE_TARGET variable
so that it contains the ``--build='' prefix.

To solve this issue, under the fact that some ports still have
configure script generated by the old autoconf, we use runtime detection
in the do-configure target so that the proper argument can be used.

Changes to Mk/*:
 - Add runtime detection magic in bsd.port.mk
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06 Jun 2008 14:03:26
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0.4_1
edwin search for other commits by this committer
Bump portrevision due to upgrade of devel/gettext.

The affected ports are the ones with gettext as a run-dependency
according to ports/INDEX-7 (5007 of them) and the ones with USE_GETTEXT
in Makefile (29 of them).

PR:             ports/124340
Submitted by:   edwin@
Approved by:    portmgr (pav)
07 Mar 2008 13:09:26
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0.4
jadawin search for other commits by this committer
- Update to 1.0.4

PR: ports/121323
Submitted by: Stefan Pauly <stefan@fh-mainz.de> (maintainer)
Approved by: tabthorpe (co-mentor)
11 Jun 2006 21:24:33
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0.2
mnag search for other commits by this committer
- Update to 1.0.2
- Update WWW
- Take maintainership
- portlint(1)

PR:             97560
Submitted by:   Stefan Pauly <stefan___fh-mainz.de>
22 Jan 2006 02:52:21
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0.0
edwin search for other commits by this committer
Replace ugly "@unexec rmdir %D... 2>/dev/null || true" with @dirrmtry

Approved by:    krion@
PR:             ports/88711 (related)
25 Nov 2005 18:14:52
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0.0
pav search for other commits by this committer
- Add SHA256
17 Mar 2004 22:33:02
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0.0
kris search for other commits by this committer
Fix installation by avoiding GNU install longopts.

Submitted by:   ache
17 Mar 2004 12:34:56
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0.0
kris search for other commits by this committer
BROKEN on 5.x: Does not install following ache's getopt changes
29 Jan 2004 16:13:06
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0.0
trevor search for other commits by this committer
SIZEify.
17 Dec 2003 02:32:34
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0.0
ijliao search for other commits by this committer
add mcron 1.0.0
A 100% compatible replacement for Vixie cron

Number of commits found: 16

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