Subject: misc/1962: Default crontab is silly.
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <seebs@taniemarie>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 01/21/1996 10:45:07
>Number:         1962
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       The default crontab does something silly
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    misc-bug-people (Misc Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Jan 21 12:50:01 1996
>Originator:     Peter Seebach
Usenet Fact Police (Undercover)
>Release:        jan 19 96
System: NetBSD taniemarie 1.1A NetBSD 1.1A (SEEBS) #0: Mon Jan 15 20:07:46 CST 1996 seebs@taniemarie:/usr/src/sys/arch/amiga/compile/SEEBS amiga

	The root crontab entry in /usr/src/etc uses '0-59/10' for atrun,
	which is more complicated than the equivalent '*/10'.  Additionally,
	this will be unreliable if the number of minutes in an hour
	changes.  (Program defensively, right?)
	crontab -e as root (*not* su'd.)