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5.3 The vixie-time module

This module is introduced to a program by (use-modules (mcron vixie-time)).

This module provides a single method for converting a Vixie-style time specification into a procedure which can be used as the next-time-function to the base add-job procedure, or to the job-specifier job procedure. See Vixie Syntax for full details of the allowed format for the time string.

Scheme procedure: parse-vixie-time time-string

The single argument time-string should be a string containing a Vixie-style time specification, and the return value is the required procedure.