[Wolves] SuSE and more odd stuff...

Stuart Langridge sil at kryogenix.org
Mon Feb 7 21:09:48 GMT 2005

Peter Oliver wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Feb 2005, Stuart Langridge wrote:
>> Bear in mind that I can only speak to Debian here, but the /etc/cron.*
>> files are designed, in Debian, to be used by packages, not the sysadmin.
>> The sysadmin is meant to use /etc/crontab (possibly with the @hourly,
>> @daily, etc directives).
> No, I'd say he should use the "crontab -e" command.  The file 
> /etc/crontab is a Vixie cron thing -- don't count on it being there.

Ah, if that's the case under SuSE then that's OK. Under Debian 
/etc/crontab is the approach, and, as said, I can only really speak to 


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