Devuan bug report logs - #62
fcron was removed from Debian, should be included in Devuan

Package: fcron; Severity: wishlist; Reported by: gervebrad <>; dated Sat, 22 Apr 2017 17:33:01 UTC; Maintainer for fcron is (unknown).
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thanks for your request. It would be great if you could take care of
importing the package in Devuan and maintain it, especially if you are
a user of fcron. Packaging for Devuan is not hard (a minimal
introduction is provided here:

I will modify the severity of this report to "wishlist" though,
knowing that wishes can become true if we nurture them ;)

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Subject: fcron was removed from Debian, should be included in Devuan
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Package: fcron
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

-- System Information:
Distributor ID:	Devuan
Description:	Devuan GNU/Linux 1.0 (jessie)
Release:	1.0
Codename:	jessie
Architecture: i686

Kernel: Linux 4.2.0-0.bpo.1-686-pae (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_US.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)

fcron is a very nice and mature cron replacement with extended functionality.
It has been removed from the Debian repos apparently because systemd
provides similar functionality.  That is a bad reason for removing
packages from Debian and a very good reason to provide a Devuan specific
package.  Thank you.

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