Bug 1674 - crontab can't find vi & ignores EDITOR env. variable
crontab can't find vi & ignores EDITOR env. variable
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: crontabs (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
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Reported: 1999-03-22 11:51 EST by murphy
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-04-10 18:04:49 EDT
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Description murphy 1999-03-22 11:51:11 EST
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 12:10:59 EST
this has been fixed in a later release of cron.

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