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Bcron system scheduler.

bcron-sched(8)                       System Manager's Manual                       bcron-sched(8)

NAME bcron-sched - bcron system scheduler
SYNOPSIS bcron-sched
DESCRIPTION bcron-sched reads job descriptions from stored crontabs, determines when they need to be run, and writes execution commands to standard output for bcron-exec to execute. bcron-sched should normally be run by bcron-start in conjunction with bcron-exec.
SIGNALS SIGUSR1 On receipt of the SIGUSR1 signal, bcron-sched will dump a set of log messages describing all the jobs it is scheduling.
ENVIRONMENT BCRON_SPOOL The spool directory for bcron. Defaults to /var/spool/cron.
FILES /var/spool/cron/crontabs/crontabs /var/spool/cron/crontabs/trigger
SEE ALSO bcron-exec(8), bcron-start(8), bcrontab(1)
AUTHOR Bruce Guenter <>
This manual Reference Other manuals
bcron-sched(8) referred by bcron-exec(8) | bcron-spool(8) | bcron-start(8) | bcron-update(8) | bcrontab(5)
refer to bcron-exec(8) | bcron-start(8) | bcrontab(1)