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[Erm, I'm not really sure if that question is serious. Or does the OP really believe the crontab implementation used in Unbuntu is the only one there is and ever has been?] Crontab is a data file for cron, a program like any other in unix or unixoide systems, implemented many times and in many ways. At that point it might be important to keep in mind that ...


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As far as I can tell, the phrase "other crontabs" refers not to other versions of cron, but to the per-user crontabs. The description of the differences certainly fits with the differences between user crontabs and the system crontab. The passage of text itself is not part of the upstream cron source but is part of the Debian packaging of cron. The ...


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