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Currently when a rerun frequency is defined on a job in a job stream that frequency is interpreted differently depending on whether there is a job level earliest start time on the job. Without the earliest start time the rerun frequency is interpreted as relative to the start time of the previous run. With the earliest start time the rerun frequency is interpreted as absolute from the earliest start time of the previous run, with the quirk that if any run times are missed all but one of the missed runs is skipped leading to the job running bunched up; for example a job that runs hourly the 1:00 PM run is placed on hold, at 3:10 PM it is released at which time it runs and a 3:00 PM earliest start time job is created by the rerun frequency and it runs at 3:11 PM.
We need to have full control of how the rerun frequency is interpreted regardless of whether an earliest start time is defined on the job. That would be: a choice of Relative or Absolute, and for Relative there should be a sub-option of "from previous start time" or "from previous end time", and for Absolute there should be a sub-option of how many missed runs to skip, from "none" to "all" with "all-but-N" between. These options should be per each job in a job stream that has a rerun frequency.
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