crontab message "must be privileged to use -u"

Andrey Repin
Wed Mar 18 21:06:26 GMT 2020

Greetings, Achim Gratz!

> Andrey Repin writes:
>> I'm trying to use Cygwin's cron, but have a small issue:
>> # crontab -u 18 -l
>> must be privileged to use -u
>> Is there a way around the problem?
>> I'm in an elevated shell, but it seems crontab is doing a dumb POSIX check for
>> EUID=0.

> Then wrapping it with fakesu should work (no I have not tried that).

Cool idea, but I'm not up for recompiling crontab >.>
Still, thanks for the reply.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Thursday, March 19, 2020 0:05:59

Sorry for my terrible english...

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