Subject: crontabs? (was Re: The HylaFAX "Where do binaries go?" meta-issue)
To: matthew green <>
From: James R Grinter <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/15/1995 10:19:45
matthew green said:
>so are /etc/master.passwd, /etc/passwd, /etc/pwd.db and /etc/spwd.db.
>would you move them in to /var ?  :-)
>i think /etc/cron is a Good Idea.

Which, in the form of /etc/crontab, you have.

Someone did say about losing vital cron jobs if you lost /var.
So put those in /etc/crontab.  Certainly I'd have thought that
all those vital (ok, maybe they're not ;) nightly and weekly jobs
should run from there.