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Bug 1674 - crontab can't find vi & ignores EDITOR env. variable
Summary: crontab can't find vi & ignores EDITOR env. variable
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: crontabs
Version: 5.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Crutcher Dunnavant
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Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-03-22 16:51 UTC by murphy
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2001-04-10 22:04:49 UTC

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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.

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