Subject: Re: Moving crontab to user's home dir
To: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
From: Ronald Khoo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/09/1999 08:15:20
} > Protect users from being burnt by editing the crontabs directly: just
} > make /etc/fron/tabs non-user-searcheable...
} This does not make the file un-editable.
I don't understand this. If the user cannot search the directory in
which the only link to his file is kept, how can he edit it ?
# chown ronald /var/cron/tabs/ronald
% echo foo >> /var/cron/tabs/ronald
/var/cron/tabs/ronald: Permission denied.
% ls -ld /var/cron/tabs
drwx------ 2 root wheel 512 Apr 9 06:48 /var/cron/tabs