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Old 05-03-2006, 10:58 AM   #1
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crontab --u user file

i was reading a book and came accross this command. I check out the man page but I still dont understand :

So i do a :

crontab -u andrew file, then I am puzzled . What/where/how is this file located?

Old 05-03-2006, 11:03 AM   #2
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i guess i got it.

it is located at /var/spool/cron

if i want to edit andrew cron jobs, i do a :

crontab -u andrew -e
Old 05-06-2006, 05:14 AM   #3
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crontab -u $user -e
or manually edit the file using your favorite editor


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