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re: CVS commit: src/external/bsd/cron/dist
> On Mon, Dec 24, 2012 at 02:30:46PM -0500, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> > Modified Files:
> > src/external/bsd/cron/dist: database.c
> > Log Message:
> > PR/47362: Brian Marcotte: cron is too restrictive on file permissions
> > Allow file being writable by owner.
> > XXX: pullup to 6.
wasn't the problem that mode 0400 files were rejected? ie, read-only
not writable files.
> On reflection, I suspect that restriction was intentional -- e.g. for
> a restricted user whose homedir is owned by root and so forth, you
> might want to give them a crontab but not let them modify it.
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