On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 10:07:23PM +0100, Ulrich Spoerlein wrote:
> # $FreeBSD: src/etc/crontab,v 1.32 2002/11/22 16:13:39 tom Exp $
> ...
> HOME=/var/log
>
> If this has changed from before, I guess it would be due to a new shell
> forking which always reset $HOME. Thus, it only worked before by sheer
> luck


The HOME=/var/log entry in /etc/crontab was set **14 years ago**, so I
don't know what the OP is talking about. Nothing has changed there.

http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cg...?annotate=1.32
http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cg...crontab#rev1.2
Revision 1.2: download - view: text, markup, annotated - select for diffs
Mon Jul 19 19:08:04 1993 UTC (14 years, 7 months ago) by rgrimes

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