Strange problem 1

Robin Melville robmel at
Wed Apr 12 12:18:06 BST 2000

At 1:05 pm +0100 11/4/00, Simon Clayton wrote:
>Thanks for that, I have deleted the line and retyped
>it in crontab and then done "crontab crontab" to reload
>it but with no success.  I presume that it is tabs that
>separate the columns?

When you did "crontab crontab" you created a new "user" crontab in 
/var/cron/tabs/root which is a duplicate of /etc/crontab. Don't do 
that ! :*). Cron will automatically find that you've changed 
/etc/crontab without you having to do anything.



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