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Re: Silent Cron Jobs

On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 10:05:53AM -0400, Curt Howland wrote:

> Well, yes, it works, but I get mail sent to me by cron explaining that 
> the job executed successfully.
> I'd prefer not to get the mail. I don't get mail for any of the other 
> jobs in cron.daily, and I don't understand enough of bash scripting 
> to see how mine is different from the others.

One way to do it is to add '> /dev/null 2>&1' to the crontab entry.

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