Re: Another Devuan annoyance: CLI default apps
On Wed, Nov 01, 2017 at 10:00:27AM +0100, Jochen Spieker wrote:
> > Indeed, thanks for the hint, however OP wanted to edit crontab, which needs
> > root access.
> 'crontab -e' works for all users.
A more correct way to put it is 'crontab utilizes root access'.
$ ls -al /usr/bin/crontab
-rwxr-sr-x 1 root crontab 34936 May 3 2015 /usr/bin/crontab
So, anyone can run crontab, that's true.
Does not change the fact that crontab runs as root.