Subject: Re: /var/cron -> /etc/cron
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/08/1999 17:23:56
On Thu, 8 Apr 1999, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:

> cron files should be owned by the owner and quota-ble.

That means that the owner can edit the crontab without using
crontab(1). Then we get into difficulties about having cron itself
syntax-check crontabs, and the question of what to do when it finds
a syntax problem.

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