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Re: Mail form cron

Steve Greenland <steveg@moregruel.net> writes:

> On 17-Dec-02, 13:39 (CST), Bob Hilliard <hilliard@debian.org> wrote: 
>>      In woody and sarge, the output of commands executed by cron.daily
>> is mailed to root.  In sarge , this no longer happens.  I used to
>> believe this was caused by the --report option cron tab passes to
>> run-parts, but looking at the man page for run-parts indicates this is
>> not true.  
> In cron -73, I removed the option to the sendmail command
> that requested immediate delivery, as it overrided local
> admin options and filtering. However, it does get queued, and
> should be delivered "soon" (for most MTAs, immediately). See
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?archive=no&bug=146224 for
> full discussion.
> But since that hasn't trickled into sarge yet, it's probably not related
> to your problem...
> Have you done 'mailq' as root to see if there are undelivered
> messages? That would help determine whether the problem was the MTA or
> cron/run-parts.

     Thanks for the reply, Steve.  I don't know what my problem was,
but it seems to have cured itself. ;-)


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