This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
Re: Trouble creating crontab
Paul Mead wrote:
> "Larry Hall (Cygwin)" <email@example.com> writes:
>> Not necessarily.
>> You should be more successful with a Cygwin-enabled editor, if you'd
>> prefer not to track down the permission issues with NT Emacs and Cygwin.
> I'd love to use whatever works, I've got no problem using Cygwin emacs
> or Vim but for some reason, crontab -e insists on firing up a new
> instance of NT Emacs.
> Is there no way of just creating the file without using crontab -e?
Sure. I've been editing crontabs for years and have never once used
crontab -e. What I do:
crontab -l > crontab.lst
Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html
Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple