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4.4 Behaviour on laptops

While mcron has not been designed to work anachronistically, the behaviour of mcron when a laptop emerges from a suspended state is well defined, and the following description explains what happens in this situation.

When a laptop awakes from a suspended state, all jobs which would have run while the laptop was suspended will run exactly once immediately (and simultaneously) when the laptop awakes, and then the next time that those jobs run will be computed based on the time the laptop was awoken. Any jobs which would not have run during the suspense period will be unaffected, and will still run at their proper times.