On 27-Oct-98, 03:19 (CST), Bill Mitchell <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Oct 1998, Steve Greenland wrote:
> > > Why the ugly /USR/BIN/CRON and not /usr/bin/cron? <snip>
> > > Is there not a policy about this?
> I haven't followed this discussion, but the FHS says:
> Software should never create or require special files or subdirectories
> in the root directory. Other locations in the FHS hierarchy provide
> more than enough flexibility for any package.
Uhhh, this isn't about files. When the main cron daemon forks to run a
command from a crontab, the child cron changes the value of argv to
all uppercase. This affects how it shows up in the output of ps and also