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Cronie

Cronie contains the standard UNIX daemon crond that runs specified programs at scheduled times and related tools. The source is based on the original vixie-cron and has security and configuration enhancements like the ability to use pam and SELinux.

And why cronie? [http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=cronie]

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Latest released version is 1.6.1.

User visible changes:

Release 1.6.1

  • crond: Fix regression of handling ranges (x-y) in crontab

Release 1.6.0

  • crond: Add switch -f as an alias for -n
  • crond: Add random within range '~' operator
  • crond: Use the configure runstatedir directory for pid file
  • crond: Increase the maximum number of crontab entries to 10000

Release 1.5.7

  • anacron: Fix problem of anacron not being started on some desktops
  • crontab: switch off colors if NO_COLOR is set

Release 1.5.6

  • crontab: crontab without arguments now works if stdin is not a TTY
  • crond: Fix various issues on loading the crontab databases on startup
  • anacron: Expand MAILTO and MAILFROM environment variables
  • crontab: New option to test crontab file syntax without installing it

Release 1.5.5

  • Explicitly validate upper end of range and step to disallow entries such as: 1-234/5678 * * * * ....
  • crond: Report missing newline before EOF in syslog so the line is not completely silently ignored.
  • crontab -l colors comment lines in a different color.
  • crond: Revert "Avoid creating pid files when crond doesn't fork".
  • anacron is built by default.
  • Use non-recursive build.
  • cronnext: Allow to optionally select jobs by substring.

Release 1.5.4

  • crond: Fix regression from previous release. Only first job from a crontab was being run.

Release 1.5.3

  • Fix CVE-2019-9704 and CVE-2019-9705 to avoid local DoS of the crond.
  • crontab: Make crontab without arguments fail.
  • crond: In PAM configuration include system-auth instead of password-auth.
  • crond: In the systemd service file restart crond if it fails.
  • crond: Use the role from the crond context for system job contexts.
  • Multiple small cleanups and fixes.

The source can be downloaded from [https://github.com/cronie-crond/cronie/releases]

Cronie is packaged by these distributions:

Contact

Mailing list: cronie-devel AT lists.fedorahosted DOT org

To report bugs please use the github issue tracker of this project.