Re: crontab and editors (was Re: Editor Priorities)
On 09-May-02, 05:37 (CDT), Richard Kettlewell <email@example.com> wrote:
> > (All without closing /tmp/funnyname between 1 and 7).
> That's a blatantly obvious bug.
Read my reply to manoj, and the code. And note that this "blantantly
obvious bug" has been around on most free unix OS's since 1993.
> crontab should be fixed, both to avoid /tmp and to use a sensible
> algorithm for detecting when the file changes. Or not bothering to
> detect when the file changes - why does it need to know anyway?
Submit an audited patch. Or takeover the package completely and do
whatever the hell you want. Either one is fine with me.
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