Bug#4672: no crontab entry for calendar -a
On Wed, 2 Oct 1996, Sven Rudolph wrote:
> Package: bsdmainutils
> Version: 3.1-0
> Info from the manual page:
> Calendar checks the current directory for a file named calendar and dis
> plays lines that begin with either today's date or tomorrow's. On Fri
> days, events on Friday through Monday are displayed.
> The following options are available:
> -a Process the ``calendar'' files of all users and mail the results
> to them. This requires super-user privileges.
> On BSD system 'calendar -a' runs every night by default.
> So I suggest to add a /etc/cron.daily/calendar that calls 'calendar
> -a' every night.
I think this is a good idea too.
On the otherhand, I don't want bsdmainutils to require an MTU to be
installed: not everyone has one.
Can anyone think up a good way of dynamically testing for a usable
mail system (eg, /usr/lib/sendmail being executable?)
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