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ANACRONTAB(5)		     Anacron Users' Manual		 ANACRONTAB(5)

NAME
       /usr/local/etc/anacrontab - configuration file for anacron

DESCRIPTION
       The  file  /usr/local/etc/anacrontab  describes	the jobs controlled by
       anacron(8).  Its	lines can be of	three kinds:   job-description	lines,
       environment assignments,	or empty lines.

       Job-description lines are of the	form:

	  period  delay	 job-identifier	 command

       The period is specified in days,	the delay in minutes.  The job-identi-
       fier can	contain	any non-blank character, except	slashes.  It  is  used
       to  identify the	job in Anacron messages, and as	the name for the job's
       timestamp file.	The command can	be any shell command.

       Environment assignment lines are	of the form:

	  VAR =	VALUE

       Spaces around VAR are removed.  No spaces around	VALUE are allowed (un-
       less  you want them to be part of the value).  The assignment takes ef-
       fect from the next line to the end of the file, or to the next  assign-
       ment of the same	variable.

       Empty  lines  are either	blank lines, line containing white-space only,
       or lines	with white-space followed by a '#' followed  by	 an  arbitrary
       comment.

SEE ALSO
       anacron(8)

       The Anacron README file.

AUTHOR
       Itai Tzur <itzur@actcom.co.il>

Itai Tzur			  1998-02-02			 ANACRONTAB(5)

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