New on sources: cron-3.0.1-1
Thu Jun 21 15:41:00 GMT 2001
On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 08:43:25PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 19, 2001 at 03:38:57PM +0200, Michael Schaap wrote:
> > At 12:27 18-6-2001, I wrote:
> > >At 12:06 10-6-2001, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > >>I have uploaded version 3.0.1-1 of cron.
> > >
> > >I installed the service as described in cron.README and started it, and it
> > >seems to run.
> > >
> > >However, I cannot get crontab to work. When I type "crontab -l" (or any
> > >other crontab command), I get a message "seteuid: not owner".
> > I verified that cron indeed works by manually putting a crontab file at
> > /var/cron/tabs/$USER .
> > So, it seems that crontab tries to change the effective uid, which doesn't
> > work for normal (or even Administrator) users. Is this
> > necessary? Wouldn't this mean that crontab works for nobody, unless you
> > add some (dangerous) rights to these users?
> > /usr/doc/Cygwin/cron.README doesn't mention anything about this.
> Maybe, I missed something when porting. I'm currently in vacation
> so that will take some time.
Ouh, BTW, if somebody wants to take a look into the sources and
send a patch to cygwin-apps, I would OF COURSE gladly appreciate it.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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