Subject: Re: /var/cron -> /etc/cron
To: Gandhi woulda smacked you <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/08/1999 20:05:57
On Thu, 8 Apr 1999, Gandhi woulda smacked you wrote:

> But how does moving cron from /var to /etc make sense when I've just
> moved named from /etc to /var?

You seem to be confusing the standard NetBSD distribution with your
personalised edition.

I agree that, if you believe /etc/namedb actually belongs in /var,
that it may make sense to put the crontabs in var as well. However,
I don't see why the standard NetBSD distribution should run half
on your method, half on mine. We should be consistent.

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