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Re: [opensuse-factory] Cronie as default cron in Factory
I filed two separate bugs for this issue:

On Mon, Jun 06, 2011 at 10:15:39AM +0200, Vitezslav Cizek wrote:

On Sun, Jun 05, 2011 at 04:12:11AM +0200, Carlos E. R. wrote:

I found a mis-feature of cronie:

If a user has a crontab entry that starts with a dash (meaning: don't
log) the entire line is skipped. Existing crontab entries like that
fail silently.

and the other is:

The old cron manual said:
"If the uid of the owner is 0 (root), he can put a "-" as first character of
a crontab entry.
This will prevent cron from writing a syslog message about this command
getting executed."

But as you say, it worked even for unprivileged users' crontabs.
(Probably a bug in old cron).

Vita Cizek
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