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Revision 1.14, Tue Mar 18 18:20:38 2014 UTC (6 years, 10 months ago) by riastradh
Branch: MAIN
CVS Tags: yamt-pagecache-base9, tls-maxphys-base, tls-earlyentropy-base, tls-earlyentropy, riastradh-xf86-video-intel-2-7-1-pre-2-21-15, prg-localcount2-base3, prg-localcount2-base2, prg-localcount2-base1, prg-localcount2-base, prg-localcount2, phil-wifi-base, phil-wifi-20200421, phil-wifi-20200411, phil-wifi-20200406, phil-wifi-20191119, phil-wifi-20190609, phil-wifi, pgoyette-localcount-base, pgoyette-localcount-20170426, pgoyette-localcount-20170320, pgoyette-localcount-20170107, pgoyette-localcount-20161104, pgoyette-localcount-20160806, pgoyette-localcount-20160726, pgoyette-localcount, pgoyette-compat-merge-20190127, pgoyette-compat-base, pgoyette-compat-20190127, pgoyette-compat-20190118, pgoyette-compat-1226, pgoyette-compat-1126, pgoyette-compat-1020, pgoyette-compat-0930, pgoyette-compat-0906, pgoyette-compat-0728, pgoyette-compat-0625, pgoyette-compat-0521, pgoyette-compat-0502, pgoyette-compat-0422, pgoyette-compat-0415, pgoyette-compat-0407, pgoyette-compat-0330, pgoyette-compat-0322, pgoyette-compat-0315, pgoyette-compat, perseant-stdc-iso10646-base, perseant-stdc-iso10646, netbsd-9-base, netbsd-9-1-RELEASE, netbsd-9-0-RELEASE, netbsd-9-0-RC2, netbsd-9-0-RC1, netbsd-9, netbsd-8-base, netbsd-8-2-RELEASE, netbsd-8-1-RELEASE, netbsd-8-1-RC1, netbsd-8-0-RELEASE, netbsd-8-0-RC2, netbsd-8-0-RC1, netbsd-8, netbsd-7-nhusb-base-20170116, netbsd-7-nhusb-base, netbsd-7-nhusb, netbsd-7-base, netbsd-7-2-RELEASE, netbsd-7-1-RELEASE, netbsd-7-1-RC2, netbsd-7-1-RC1, netbsd-7-1-2-RELEASE, netbsd-7-1-1-RELEASE, netbsd-7-1, netbsd-7-0-RELEASE, netbsd-7-0-RC3, netbsd-7-0-RC2, netbsd-7-0-RC1, netbsd-7-0-2-RELEASE, netbsd-7-0-1-RELEASE, netbsd-7-0, netbsd-7, matt-nb8-mediatek-base, matt-nb8-mediatek, localcount-20160914, is-mlppp-base, is-mlppp, bouyer-socketcan-base1, bouyer-socketcan-base, bouyer-socketcan, HEAD
Changes since 1.13: +1 -1 lines

Merge riastradh-drm2 to HEAD.

.\" $NetBSD: atrun.8,v 1.14 2014/03/18 18:20:38 riastradh Exp $
.\" $OpenBSD: atrun.8,v 1.4 1998/05/22 22:16:29 deraadt Exp $
.\" $FreeBSD: atrun.man,v 1.3 1997/02/22 14:20:55 peter Exp $
.Dd April 12, 1995
.Dt ATRUN 8
.Os
.Sh NAME
.Nm atrun
.Nd run jobs queued for later execution
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Nm
.Op Fl l Ar load_avg
.Op Fl d
.Sh DESCRIPTION
.Nm
runs jobs queued by
.Xr at 1 .
Root's
.Xr crontab 5
must contain the line:
.Bd -literal
*/10	*	*	*	*	/usr/libexec/atrun
.Ed
.Pp
so that
.Nm
gets called every ten minutes.
.Pp
At every invocation, every job in lowercase queues whose starting time
has passed is started.
A maximum of one batch job (denoted by uppercase queues) is started
each time
.Nm
is invoked.
.Sh OPTIONS
.Bl -tag -width indent
.It Fl l Ar load_avg
Specifies a limiting load factor, over which batch jobs should
not be run, instead of the compiled-in value of 1.5.
.It Fl d
Debug; print error messages to standard error instead of using
.Xr syslog 3 .
.El
.Sh WARNINGS
For
.Nm
to work, a
.Xr cron 8
daemon needs to be running.
.Sh FILES
.Bl -tag -width /var/at/spool -compact
.It Pa /var/at/spool
Directory containing output spool files
.It Pa /var/at/jobs
Directory containing job files
.El
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr at 1 ,
.Xr crontab 1 ,
.Xr syslog 3 ,
.Xr crontab 5 ,
.Xr cron 8
.Sh AUTHORS
.An Thomas Koenig Aq Mt ig25@rz.uni-karlsruhe.de
.Sh BUGS
The functionality of
.Nm
should be merged into
.Xr cron 8 .