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Old 11-09-2007, 12:43 PM   #16
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While it may be more "proper" form (depending on how you like to do things) to edit a user crontab or simply add a script to one of the /etc/cron.hourly||daily||weekly||monthly directories, I don't see what that has to do with his problem.
I would have been more explicit, but my question was not about the correct usage of crontabs, but I was wondering why "crontab -e" edit the system crontab and not a per-user basis crontab (which is the default behaviour). I was thinking about some mis-configured configuration file. Next time I'll be more clear. Sorry.
 
Old 11-09-2007, 02:08 PM   #17
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I understand what you're saying now. The thread became a bit muddled; early on he was editing his user crontab, but that changed to editing /etc/crontab directly after a couple posts.
 
  


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