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Bug 265660

Summary: sys-process/anacron: allow normal users to run anacron
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Jeff Huffman <tejing2001>
Component: Current packagesAssignee: No maintainer - Look at if you want to take care of it <maintainer-needed>
Status: CONFIRMED ---    
Severity: enhancement CC: cron-bugs+disabled
Priority: High    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

Description Jeff Huffman 2009-04-10 15:06:15 UTC
Debian has already set this up by allowing the user to specify their own spool directory as well as their own anacrontab on the anacron command line. They can then add anacron to their user's crontab and put a spool directory in their home. I suggest looking at the debian package's source code.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
Comment 1 Jeremy Olexa (darkside) (RETIRED) archtester gentoo-dev Security 2009-04-10 23:16:21 UTC
err, why hasn't debian pushed it back upstream?

Anyway, I suggest to create a diff of the source code for maintainer review.