[CentOS] UC /etc/cron.d

Thu Dec 8 23:54:07 UTC 2011
Cliff Pratt <enkiduonthenet at gmail.com>

On Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 9:25 AM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:
> Am 08.12.2011 21:08, schrieb Cliff Pratt:
>> It's a good idea NOT to put stuff in /etc/crontab and NOT to change
>> the existing members of /etc/cron.d. It is a good idea NOT to change
>> root's crontab. Any of these may get overwritten by maintenance.
> /etc/crontab will NEVER get overwritten
> to make it clear: NEVER EVER
> fedora did not overwrite any crontab from FC5 to F15 now because
> rpm-packages mark such configurations so the new versions get installed
> as .rpmnew
Fair enough.