Yeah, I tried that...  Now I just get a blank email from cron. :)

Anyone know how to make cron not send an email when there's no output?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dan Nelson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Elliot Finley" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2003 9:31 AM
Subject: Re: No output from periodic

> In the last episode (Jul 08), Elliot Finley said:
> > I have a periodic that runs every 15 minutes.  I have 5 scripts in
> > the directory that it processes.  Most of the time, the 5 scripts
> > don't have to do anything, and thus don't have any output.  When that
> > happens, periodic outputs 'No output from the 5 files processed'.
> > 
> > Is there a way to make periodic not output anything so that I don't
> > get an email from cron every 15 minutes?
> Commenting out that line in /usr/sbin/periodic seems to be the way to
> go.
> -- 
> Dan Nelson
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