Re: crons scripts should report status info in the mail
>>>>> "Joey" == Joey Hess <email@example.com> writes:
Joey> Karl M. Hegbloom:
>> Since the output from cron jobs is mailed anyhow, as it should
>> be, I think that all cron scripts should report in as they are
>> run, and that this should be made a standard. Here's why.
Joey> I think what we need is a more intelligent run-parts, for
Joey> use with the cron jobs, that examines the output of each
Joey> script it runs, and if there is any output, prefaces it with
Joey> the name of the script. So if a cron script fails with an
Joey> error message, you will be able to tell which script it was.
I like this idea the best. I'm not that fluent in C yet, or I'd try
Karl M. Hegbloom <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Portland, OR USA
Debian GNU 1.2 Linux 2.1.36 AMD K5 PR-133
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