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Re: CVS commit: src/external/bsd/cron/dist
On Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 02:13:57PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> In article <15993.1356420845%splode.eterna.com.au@localhost>,
> matthew green <mrg%eterna.com.au@localhost> wrote:
> >> 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.
> Yes, it was allowing 0600 and not allowing 0400. Now it allows both.
The commit message suggested something differently: Allow file being writable
I haven't checked the source but when does this happen and what is the
result of this change now?
Can you now change a read only file in /var/cron/tabs with crontab -e?
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