On Wednesday 05 April 2006 01:32, Kevin Kinsey wrote:
> And furthermore, you edited /etc/crontab or something similar
> instead of using crontab(1) to edit /var/cron/tabs/root. Nitpicky,
> to be sure, but the cause of many a heartache:
The FAQ entry is about the mistake of using the crontab utility to install the
system crontab (or a copy) as root's user crontab ( This is not helped by the
fact that /etc/crontab refers to itself as "root's crontab" ).
There is no such problem with simply editing /etc/crontab - it's the more
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