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cron 3.0.1-5: Win98, cron/tabs/'user' crontabs not touched
- From: "Flynn, Connor J" <connor dot flynn at pnl dot gov>
- To: "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2002 16:48:54 -0800
- Subject: cron 3.0.1-5: Win98, cron/tabs/'user' crontabs not touched
I have cron running on a Win98 machine under cygwin 1.3.9. On the whole,
it's working pretty well with the exception that new crontabs placed in the
/var/cron/tabs folder (by crontab) do not seem to have their modification
times touched so cron doesn't recognize changes in them and run the new
I read Corinna's instructions for WinNT/2K systems regarding the group file
needing SYSTEM with group ID 18. I found a man entry for group on a unix
system and tried following the syntax it described. I'm not absolutely sure
I had the syntax correct, but it didn't seem to resolve the issue. Here's
the entire content of my group file:
I also tried adding specific users in a comma separated list after the
colon, but that didn't seem to help either.
Thanks for any help or suggestions you can provide.
Connor J. Flynn
MS K9-24 Connor.Flynn@arm.gov
Battelle NW, PNNL 509-375-2041
PO Box 999 fax-271-0030
Richland WA 99352 lab-372-4710
No brains, no headaches...
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