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