crontab permissions problem on /var/spool/cron/crontabs/*
On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 01:00:13PM +0000, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> /var/spool/cron/crontabs/ac: Permission denied
The crontabs directory should be owned by root:crontab, not root:root.
> I don't have any such file in /tmp.
Nor should you. /usr/bin/crontab works like sudoedit, and uses temp
files rather than editing a crontab in-place. That's what the message is
telling you: the name of the last temp file used to edit the crontab.
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