Cronwrap is a utility that offers more control over the execution of a
than the standard cron daemon allows. It can ensure and report
that the job
completes within a specified time period.
It can email and/or log any
output produced from the job. It reports on the exit status of
This was developed at the University of Wollongong to manage the email
from scheduled jobs with cron. It has been running successfully in a
environment since February 2001. It has not been compiled or tested on
platform other than Solaris however this shouldn't be difficult to do.
lint free and should be kept that way. There is plenty of room for
and new features, I am happy to receive patches.
For a full description of features an options see the man page.
Copyright & License
Copyright 2001 University of Wollongong
GNU General Public License
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