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Re: crons scripts should report status info in the mail

>>>>> "Joey" == Joey Hess <joey@kite.ml.org> 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 <karlheg@inetarena.com>
Portland, OR  USA
Debian GNU 1.2  Linux 2.1.36 AMD K5 PR-133

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