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Sunday, 25 April, 2021

at daemon 3.2.2

There is a new version of at daemon, 3.2.2. I add one helper script, so the bump on the patch version.

You can download the source and the signature from http://software.calhariz.com/at/

The changelog:

at 3.2.1 (2019-08-04):
    Jose M Calhariz
	Include config.h on parsetime.l, see
	88a3bed41de234220f007c785e3aa45bd62446c6 for more info and
	original author.
	Check if libc provides __isleap() macro, see

at 3.2.2 (2021-04-25):
  Jose M Calhariz
	Add helper script batch-job

Thursday, 25 July, 2019

at daemon 3.2.0

There is a new version of at daemon, 3.2.0. It was implemented some new features, so the bump on the minor version.

You can download the source and the signature from http://software.calhariz.com/at/

The changelog:

at 3.2.0 (2019-07-24):
  Jose M Calhariz
        Print time of new job before the input of the commands, Closes #863045
        Do not drop seconds on -t option, Closes #792040
        Start using nice levels from 0 instead of 2. Closes #519716
        Correctly handle DST when specifying a UTC time. Closes #364975
  Gerhard Poul:
        Add flag to send email to other user. MR 5

Thursday, 26 July, 2018

at daemon 3.1.23, with some fixes and now a signature

This is the public announcement of release 3.1.23.

I have made some non public releases of at daemon for internal development of the Debian package, since 3.1.20. This fixes some reported bugs and the development was made using http://salsa.debian.org. You can download the tar from here and the signature from here.

The Changelog:

at 3.1.21 (2018-07-23):
  Jose M Calhariz:
        Fix call of fcntl by replacing (long) 1 with FD_CLOEXEC

        Improve atd.service, see bug report 892819

        Remove stale at jobs after a boot.

        Fix some warnings in manpages at.1 and atd.8

        Remove invalid email from man pages.

at 3.1.22 (2018-07-24):
  Jose M Calhariz:
        Draft of a release script

at 3.1.23 (2018-07-24):
  Jose M Calhariz
        Finalised script to release software.

Saturday, 20 August, 2016

Availabilty of at at the Major Linux Distributions

In this blog post I will cover what versions of software at is used by the leading Linux Distributions as reported by LWN.


Currently some distributions are lagging on the use of the latest at software.

Tuesday, 28 June, 2016

at daemon 3.1.20, with 3 fixes

From the Debian BUG system I incorporated 3 fixes. One of them is experimental. It fixes a broken code but may have side effects. Please test it.

  • New release 3.1.20:
   * Add option b to getopt, (Closes: #812972).
   * Comment a possible broken code, (Closes: #818508).
   * Add a fflush to catch more errors during writes, (Closes: #801186).

You may download from here at_3.1.20.orig.tar.gz.

Sunday, 20 March, 2016

at daemon, now with proper support for --without-selinux

Thanks to Wenzong Fan, now the configure flag --without-selinux works properly.

So here is a new release at 3.1.19.

Please test it.

Sunday, 13 December, 2015

at daemon now with SELinux support

Thanks to the work of Laurent Bigonville, now the at daemon have SELinux support.

So here is a new release at 3.1.18.

Please test it.

Sunday, 6 December, 2015

Taking over the development of at daemon.

I decided some time ago to take over the development of at daemon.

Here is a new release of at v3.1.17

From the Changelog:

at 3.1.17 (2015-08-31):

  Jose M Calhariz:
        at.1.in: Document behaviour when using past time, thanks Kelly Price (Closes: #639900).
        Makefile.in: On distclean remove at.allow.5, auto generated file.