System crontab

Peter McGarvey fbsu-x at packet.org.uk
Tue May 6 13:25:56 BST 2003


Well, from experience having the system crontab in /etc prevents a
muppet from accidentally doing a `crontab -r`, and then thinking it
reasonable for me to repair their stoopidity from memory.


* adyas at twowaytv.co.uk <adyas at twowaytv.co.uk> [2003-05-06 12:53:06 BST]:
> Hi,
> 
> Does anyone know why the system crontab is kept in /etc/ and not in 
> /var/cron/tabs/?  I'm used to Solaris where all the cron tabs are in one 
> place which seems more consistent.
> 
> Cheers.
> 
> Alex...
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