User's fcrontab is being ignored.
ken at kenmoffat.uklinux.net
Wed Jul 23 10:44:28 PDT 2003
On Wed, 23 Jul 2003, Frank [ISO-8859-1] Schäfer wrote:
> I din't know fcron especially, but:
> Do you have the right permissions on the crontab directories and
> Do you have a file cron.denie or cron.allow (or so). Have a look at the
> man page for fcron. As I said - I haven't installed fcron - I'm using
> vixie's cron.
well, /var/spool/fcron/ken (the latest version) is owned by root:root
with permissions of 000 (zero), the earlier version (ken.orig) is owned
by fcron:fcron with permissions of 640. root's current fcrontab is owned
by root:root with permissions of 600, root's original by root:fcron with
permissions of 600.
Certainly looks suspicious. I wonder why it's doing this. Looking at
my test box (fcron-2.9.2, which works initially, but I've never managed
to update the fcrontabs successfully), suggests owner should be
root:root with permission 600. I'll try changing it, and rerunning
Weird, running fcrontab -z not only updated ken's fcrontab variants, it
also touched root's, and created fcrontab.sig. I'll know tomorrow if
this has fixed it.
Peace, love, linux
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