Subject: Re: /var/cron -> /etc/cron
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/08/1999 17:31:26
On 6 Apr 1999, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

> I believe, btw, that Curt has patches to restrict the size of
> crontabs. Perhaps, regardless of the move issue, we should slurp them
> in to the tree.

Ok, that's done. I've restricted it to 256K, as that's far huger
than any crontab I've ever seen, but is also small enough that a
single user or even a few users are not going to be able to cause

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