Cron daemons allow you to configure certain tasks to be run at specific times. Installing a cron daemon is a good idea because some packages may assume that you have a cron daemon installed and create jobs to update their databases with a cron daemon. There are several different loggers available to Funtoo users:
To install the cron daemon, run the following command:
# emerge --ask fcron
These are the packages that would be merged, in order:
Calculating dependencies... done!
[ebuild N ] sys-process/cronbase-0.3.2-r1
[ebuild N ] sys-process/fcron-3.1.2-r2 USE="mta pam readline system-crontab -debug (-selinux)" LINGUAS="-fr"
Would you like to merge these packages? [Yes/No] yes