Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1674
crontab can't find vi & ignores EDITOR env. variable
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:49 EDT
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.
this has been fixed in a later release of cron.