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Re: system call in crontab

by Anonymous Monk
on Jul 20, 2009 at 03:59 UTC ( #781514=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to system call in crontab

What error messages do you get?

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Re^2: system call in crontab
by naildownx (Beadle) on Jul 20, 2009 at 04:24 UTC
    That's what I would like to know...I don't see any when I try to log it..
    The early bird gets the worm but the second mouse gets the cheese.
      If you cronjob exit with a non-zero value it typically sends the error message as an email to root. But since you have been getting those emails you probably want to capture the error messages to a file. You can do this my redirecting standard error to a file. Do that that add the string  /tmp/error.txt 2>&1 to your cronjob entry. It would look something like this:
      1 * * * * /usr/whatever/foo > /tmp/error.txt 2>&1

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