[FS#4219] Consider enabling crontab special time extension

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Thu Jan 6 05:36:35 PST 2022


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User who did this - dgcampea (dgcampea) 

Attached to Project - OpenWrt/LEDE Project
Summary - Consider enabling crontab special time extension
Task Type - Bug Report
Category - Base system
Status - Unconfirmed
Assigned To - 
Operating System - All
Severity - Low
Priority - Very Low
Reported Version - Trunk
Due in Version - Undecided
Due Date - Undecided
Details - Please consider enabling cron special time extensions by default. Having them enabled improves crontab UX.
Grepping openwrt/openwrt suggest that enabling //BUSYBOX_DEFAULT_FEATURE_CROND_SPECIAL_TIMES// under openwrt/package/utils/busybox/Config-defaults.in should do the trick.

- Software versions of OpenWrt/LEDE release, packages, etc.
Busybox 1.34.1-1, OpenWrt SNAPSHOT r18125-b764cb9e5b
- Steps to reproduce
1. Add a scheduled task via LuCI or crontab -e
@weekly foo.sh
2. Log:
cron.err crond[25439]: user root: parse error at @weekly

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