Crontab file (root user)
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Fri Sep 17 12:38:14 PDT 2004
"Steve Bertrand" <iaccounts at ibctech.ca> writes:
> I'm wondering where the crontab is located for the root user. I know
> there is the system crontab in /etc, however doing a #crontab -e when
> su'd to root, it comes up with a different crontab.
Right. Just as you said: the former is the system crontab, the latter
is the root user's crontab. The former has an extra field that
indicates which user to run a command as, the latter is exactly the
same as any other user's crontab (and is stored in /var/cron/tabs just
all the other user crontabs).
I'm not quite sure what your confusion is: did my previous paragraph
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