Subject: Re: /var/cron -> /etc/cron
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/08/1999 22:07:47
On 8 Apr 1999, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

> It would be really great to get that into a configuration file.

Ok, I give in! I'm implementing it now.

> Perhaps the solution to the whole crontab holy war would be an
> /etc/cron.conf that lets you say where the crontabs are to go and what 
> the quotas on them should be. Then people could move them at will.

People can move them at will now; just symlink /etc/cron -> /var/cron,
or vice versa. The holy war is over how NetBSD ships by default,
not by what people can make it do.

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