On Fri, 29.02.2008 at 13:58:27 -0800, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> 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.


Yes, I wasn't implying the problem was with a change to /etc/crontab. I
checked daily/999.local and it hasn't been touched in years, too.

A (very!) wild guess would be that it has to do with the *env() changes
done to the shell. Or were they not merged in time for 6.3-RELEASE?

Cheers,
Ulrich Spoerlein
--
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool,
than to speak, and remove all doubt.
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