Bug 57765 - Vixie Cron does not ignore backup files in /etc/cron.d
Summary: Vixie Cron does not ignore backup files in /etc/cron.d
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: vixie-cron
Version: 7.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jens Petersen
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Keywords: FutureFeature
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-12-21 18:02 UTC by Henning Schmiedehausen
Modified: 2007-03-27 03:50 UTC (History)
0 users

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2004-06-30 18:04:52 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
The needed bug fix (499 bytes, patch)
2001-12-21 18:03 UTC, Henning Schmiedehausen
no flags Details | Diff

Description Henning Schmiedehausen 2001-12-21 18:02:23 UTC
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Description of problem:
Vixie Cron does not ignore emacs backup and current files, despite a
comment in the code

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. open database.c in your favourite editor
2. goto line 118
3. read the comment

       /* ignore files starting with # and ending with ~ */

Actual Results:  The needed code is missing

Expected Results:  There should be code skipping these files or the comment
should be

Additional info:

This is the necessary bug fix (attached).

Comment 1 Henning Schmiedehausen 2001-12-21 18:03:28 UTC
Created attachment 41187 [details]
The needed bug fix

Comment 2 Eido Inoue 2002-02-13 21:14:26 UTC
Thanks for the patch. (you learn how to operate your software by reading the
source? good job. ;) )

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