Updated cron?

Robie Basak robie.basak at ubuntu.com
Mon Aug 12 21:05:34 UTC 2019

On Fri, Aug 09, 2019 at 02:04:08PM +0000, Leroy Tennison wrote:
> Is a newer version of cron (or an alternative) available for Ubuntu?
> The reason I ask is that another distribution has a 2012 version that
> has a MAILFROM capability.

Is there a specification of what MAILFROM actually does, and is there a
reason this can't be implemented in MTA configuration instead? I would
want sending mail to work from anything on the system rather than fix it
on a per-application basis.
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