[Touch-packages] [Bug 1451286] Re: crontab -r deletes cron entries without asking for confirmation

2019-07-27 Thread Anonymous
I'm glad my initial stubborness is leading to this avalanche of users echoing me. I feel all your pain, I have been there and it sucks! I would suggest this update/patch needs to go into not only the new versions of Ubuntu, but also the LTS distribution repos also, as a stability bugfix. I made

Re: [Touch-packages] [Bug 1451286] Re: crontab -r deletes cron entries without asking for confirmation

2019-07-27 Thread Akiva
These are only the ones stubborn enough to.complain. there are so.many others... On Sat, Jul 27, 2019, 10:53 PM Terence Eden <1451...@bugs.launchpad.net> wrote: > Here's a whole bunch of people who have accidentally run `-r` when they > meant `e` (including me!) > > *

[Touch-packages] [Bug 1451286] Re: crontab -r deletes cron entries without asking for confirmation

2019-07-27 Thread Terence Eden
Here's a whole bunch of people who have accidentally run `-r` when they meant `e` (including me!) * https://twitter.com/search?q=crontab%20e%20r=typed_query * https://stackoverflow.com/questions/37852940/how-recover-deleted-crontab-r-option *

[Touch-packages] [Bug 1451286] Re: crontab -r deletes cron entries without asking for confirmation

2015-10-08 Thread Brian Murray
** Changed in: cron (Ubuntu) Importance: Undecided => High -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Touch seeded packages, which is subscribed to cron in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1451286 Title: crontab -r deletes cron entries without asking

[Touch-packages] [Bug 1451286] Re: crontab -r deletes cron entries without asking for confirmation

2015-10-06 Thread Akiva
I just wanted to mention that on many keyboards the letters e and r are adjacent and that "crontab -e" is a very common command. this increases the risk that someone might mistakenly delete his user crontab while trying to edit it -- You received this bug notification because you are a member

[Touch-packages] [Bug 1451286] Re: crontab -r deletes cron entries without asking for confirmation

2015-10-06 Thread Akiva
set the default behaviour of deleting a crontab to be prompt (and enable suppressing this with -I) ** Attachment added: "crontab_patch" https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/cron/+bug/1451286/+attachment/4486559/+files/crontab_patch -- You received this bug notification because you are

[Touch-packages] [Bug 1451286] Re: crontab -r deletes cron entries without asking for confirmation

2015-06-08 Thread Christian Kastner
This is a valid request. I've linked this bug to the corresponding bug in Debian's cron. ** Changed in: cron (Ubuntu) Status: Invalid = Confirmed ** Bug watch added: Debian Bug tracker #561295 http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=561295 ** Also affects: cron (Debian) via

[Touch-packages] [Bug 1451286] Re: crontab -r deletes cron entries without asking for confirmation

2015-06-08 Thread Bug Watch Updater
** Changed in: cron (Debian) Status: Unknown = New -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Touch seeded packages, which is subscribed to cron in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1451286 Title: crontab -r deletes cron entries without asking for

[Touch-packages] [Bug 1451286] Re: crontab -r deletes cron entries without asking for confirmation

2015-05-08 Thread Christian Decker
** Changed in: cron (Ubuntu) Status: New = Invalid -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Touch seeded packages, which is subscribed to cron in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1451286 Title: crontab -r deletes cron entries without asking for

[Touch-packages] [Bug 1451286] Re: crontab -r deletes cron entries without asking for confirmation

2015-05-08 Thread Anonymous
Telling the user to manually back up a file because the program might delete it with no warning is NOT a good solution. Totally ignored, and marked invalid. Typical. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Touch seeded packages, which is subscribed to cron in

[Touch-packages] [Bug 1451286] Re: crontab -r deletes cron entries without asking for confirmation

2015-05-04 Thread Christian Decker
Hallo Anonymous, there are a crontab for the system and a crontab for each user. You can make your entries to /etc/crontab and have to be root to edit and remove. To save your user crontab I think you have to back it up. Greets -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of