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13.3.3 Scheduled User’s Job Execution

The (gnu home services mcron) module provides an interface to GNU mcron, a daemon to run jobs at scheduled times (see GNU mcron). The information about system’s mcron is applicable here (see Ejecución de tareas programadas), the only difference for home services is that they have to be declared in a home-environment record instead of an operating-system record.

Scheme Variable: home-mcron-service-type

This is the type of the mcron home service, whose value is an home-mcron-configuration object. It allows to manage scheduled tasks.

This service type can be the target of a service extension that provides additional job specifications (see Composición de servicios). In other words, it is possible to define services that provide additional mcron jobs to run.

Data Type: home-mcron-configuration

Tipo de datos que representa la configuración de mcron.

mcron (predeterminado: mcron)

El paquete mcron usado.


Es una lista de expresiones-G (see Expresiones-G), donde cada expresión-G corresponde a una especificación de trabajo de mcron (see mcron job specifications in GNU mcron).