Mcron should be run by the user who wants to schedule his jobs. It may
be made a background job using the facilities of the shell. The basic
mcron [OPTION ...] [file ...]
which has the effect of reading all the configuration files specified
(subject to the options) and then waiting until it is time to execute
some command. If no files are given on the command line, then mcron
will look in the user's ~/.cron directory. In either case, files which
end in the extension .vixie or .vix will be assumed to contain
Vixie-style crontabs, and files ending .guile or .gle will be assumed
to contain scheme code and will be executed as such; ANY OTHER FILES
WILL BE IGNORED - specify a file name of “-” and then pipe the files
into the standard input if you really want to read them, possibly
stdin option to specify the type of file.
The program accepts the following options.
The count, if supplied, indicates the number of commands to display. The default value is 8.