Re: Mail form cron
Steve Greenland <email@example.com> writes:
> On 17-Dec-02, 13:39 (CST), Bob Hilliard <firstname.lastname@example.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
Thanks for the reply, Steve. I don't know what my problem was,
but it seems to have cured itself. ;-)
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