On Wed, Sep 2, 2020 at 1:09 pm, Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek
As for crond and atd, I think we can keep them installed by default,
but inactive. I.e. make them socket activated or path activated, so
they are only started if people install actual crontabs or run at.
I don't think they're really needed because any packaged service that
requires them could just add an appropriate Requires. And if you're
trying to run a custom unpackaged service, it shouldn't be hard to
We would also need to convert any packaged cronfiles into systemd
timers. But it seems that this is already mostly done. On my machine,
/etc/cron.weekly/98-zfs-fuse-scrub is the only real crontab entry.
I also noticed that yesterday: