Bug 1674

Summary: crontab can't find vi & ignores EDITOR env. variable
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: murphy
Component: crontabsAssignee: Crutcher Dunnavant <crutcher>
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Description murphy 1999-03-22 16:51:11 UTC
crontab (when invoked w/ the -e switch) can't find vi.
It looks for it in /usr/bin instead of /bin.

Also, crontab ignores the EDITOR environment variable.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-03-22 17:10:59 UTC
this has been fixed in a later release of cron.