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Bug 31196 - crontabs cannot be edited
crontabs cannot be edited
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 27141
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: vixie-cron (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-03-09 13:19 EST by Alexander Troppmann
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-04-10 18:04:54 EDT
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Description Alexander Troppmann 2001-03-09 13:19:06 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows NT 5.0)

If I enter the crontab command and edit the crontab of any user on my 
machine this edited crontab won't be saved at exit of the vi editor.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. enter "crontab -e" at shell prompt
2. enter some cronjob e.g. "0 0 * * * /sbin/poweroff"
3. save and quit the vi editor using ":qw!"
4. the message "crontab not saved" occurs...

Expected Results:  Newly installed crontab for that user

The crontab command doesn't seem to save crontabs for any user.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-03-09 14:01:38 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 27141 ***

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