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Re: Config file management utility

Steve Greenland <steveg@rpcweb.dmccorp.com> wrote:
> That said, it appears that the only policy compliant way for a package
> to run a script more frequently than once a day is to register a user,
> and create a crontab for that user. This is not too onerous for
> news or sendmail, but seems like overkill for every little package.

Creating a user shouldn't be that big of a deal, as long as it's a
useful abstraction.  Having a user for a fax system seems apropriate.

Also, not solving non-problems generally makes our work easier.


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