Re: setgid crontab
On 03-Aug-03, 11:37 (CDT), Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> One possible gotcha is that if crontab(1) does any sanity checks of the
> crontab files, cron could expect them to be pre-sanitised, and might
> behave badly if an unsanitised file is put into place by a user.
Crontab and cron check the file with the same functions. It will fail to
load once, and since cron only reads files that have been updated, it
won't endlessly try to reload it once a minute.
The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
world. -- seen on the net