This is a development cron daemon. It's intended as a debugging tool when
developing anything cron based where it would be difficult to use normal cron or
when cron runs must be modified for the dev environment.
For example, I have a django project that uses cron to run periodic tasks. The
crontab is in the source tree so it can be managed and deployed with the code.
While doing dev work, I need to run the cron tasks locally and modify the path
of the commands. The crontab looks something like:
# devcron delete_str /usr/local/bin/
* * * * * /usr/local/bin/update-stats.py && \
That works normally on the production server and when I'm working, I run:
and it will run update-stats.py in the working directory (my development tree)
once a minute.
You can install with:
`pip install devcron`
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