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Re: soliciting opinions about potential new cron/at features.

Shaleh <shaleh@livenet.net> writes:

> Why not attack this from the other direction?  Why not make a
> .cron.d directory in the users home dir.  It behaves just like the
> /etc/cron.d except under the user crontab control.  Seems to solve
> all need issues for cron and should be relatively easy to implement.

Allowing cron files to be in the user's directory would be bad: race
conditions, user error, slow home directories, etc.

Rob Browning <rlb@cs.utexas.edu> PGP=E80E0D04F521A094 532B97F5D64E3930

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