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Re: Editor Priorities

* Steve Greenland 

| As far as it being crontab only, it shouldn't be. It should be for any
| program that creates a file in /tmp, allows the root user to edit it,
| and then reads the result. A program that allows inode on that file to
| change is just asking for trouble (yes, I suppose there are other ways
| to ensure security, but that's the easiest one).


set -e
mkdir "$DIR"
cd "$DIR"
cp /var/spool/cron/crontabs/$USER crontab
editor crontab
chown 0:0 crontab
syncheck crontab
cp crontab /var/spool/cron/crontabs/$USER
rm -rf "$DIR"

Tollef Fog Heen                                                        ,''`.
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are      : :' :
                                                                      `. `' 

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