python-crontab - Python module for reading and writing crontab files

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package filename python-crontab_1.9.3-2_all.deb
Package name python-crontab
Package version 1.9.3
Package release 2
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category universe/python
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 18.00 KB
Installed size 68.00 KB
python-crontab is a Python module for reading and writing crontab files
and accessing the system crontabs automatically and simply using a direct
API. This package includes the module for python2.
Features include:
- Displaying and modifying system and user crontab files
- Adding comments to be displayed with jobs
- Validating jobs
- Searching for jobs


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-crontab_1.9.3-2_all.deb 1.9.3 all Ubuntu Universe
python-crontab - - -


Name Value
python-croniter -
python-dateutil -
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~
python:any << 2.8


Type URL
Binary Package python-crontab_1.9.3-2_all.deb
Source Package python-crontab

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install python-crontab deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install python-crontab




2016-01-05 - Jordan Metzmeier <>
python-crontab (1.9.3-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Switch from using py.test-{version} to python{version} -m pytest
during build to work around a pytest bug (Closes: #808898)
* Add patch to fix a frequency test which fails if the current
year is a leap year
* Update DEP8 python3 tests to test all installed versions of python
2015-05-26 - Jordan Metzmeier <>
python-crontab (1.9.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version (Closes: #786921)
* Update debian/watch with the output for the new
PyPI redirector (Closes: #786920)
* Remove all Debian patches that were merged upstream
* Add Build-Depends on python3-setuptools
* Use pytest for testrunner because some test output is lost
with the default runner
* Add patch to remove test for failures when croniter is missing,
which fails under python3 and is not optional for the Debian package
* Remove XS-Testsuite field from the control file as it is no longer
* Bump standards version to 3.9.6, no changes were required
* Change python depends from 2.6 to 2.7 as the module is no longer 2.6
compatible (Closes: #787026)
2014-10-13 - Jordan Metzmeier <>
python-crontab (1.8.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix copyright for tests/
* Add Vcs fields to the control file
2014-03-05 - Jordan Metzmeier <>
python-crontab (1.8.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #740800).

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