[nSLUG] crontab help

Vikram Chhatre crypticlineage at gmail.com
Fri Nov 2 12:49:26 ADT 2007


Typing $EDITOR at the shell prompt, does not list the editor.  It 
generates following message:

"skipping 5 old session files"





Ryan Ernst wrote:
> What's the value of the $EDITOR shell variable?
>
> On 11/2/07, Vikram Chhatre <crypticlineage at gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> I have been trying to edit my crontab file, but can't open the text
>> editor using following syntax:
>>
>> bash-2.05b$ crontab -e
>> skipping 3 old session files
>> reading /var/spool/cron/crontab.20833
>> Read /var/spool/cron/crontab.20833, 0 lines, 0 chars
>>
>>
>> This is all I get.  I tried it with root privileges and got similar
>> results.   Any ideas?
>>
>> Thanks
>> Vikram
>>
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