passing -t to newsyslog
matthew at FreeBSD.org
Wed Feb 22 09:46:51 UTC 2017
On 02/22/17 03:19, Adam Vande More wrote:
> There is no law preventing you from editing /etc/crontab. I imagine that
> bit of advice is there so the system's crontab isn't broken.
The advice about 'not editing /etc/crontab' is mostly so that people
will prefer to use individual per-user crontabs which are much cleaner
to manage, especially if you're using a configuration management system
like puppet or ansible. It does also provide a neat separation between
the 'system' cron jobs and user cron jobs as you say.
Despite the advice, if what you need to achieve requires editing
/etc/crontab, then go ahead and edit /etc/crontab.
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