Learning the Terminal in Jaguar, Part 2
Subject:   Directory Question
Date:   2003-11-09 23:10:37
From:   anonymous2
Response to: Directory Question

Yes, they actually refer to the same directory. /etc is actually a symbolic link (much like an alias in the Finder) to /private/etc/. Therefore /private/etc/crontab is the same file as /etc/crontab.

Hope that's helpful...