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Bug 3539 - cron(8) does not appear to rescan crontabs.
Summary: cron(8) does not appear to rescan crontabs.
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: crontabs
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Crutcher Dunnavant
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Reported: 1999-06-17 17:45 UTC by bgray
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 21:58:54 UTC

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Description bgray 1999-06-17 17:45:17 UTC
Cron jobs entered via "crontab -l" don't appear to take
effect unless crond is stopped and restarted.

Comment 1 Michael K. Johnson 1999-07-13 21:00:59 UTC
"crontab -l" is for listing current jobs, not for entering
new jobs.  Do you mean "crontab <filename>" or "crontab -e",
or what?

I have tested installing a new personal crontab entry, and
crontab properly rescanned it without touching the cron daemon.

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