On Thu, 2004-05-13 at 12:05, platanthera wrote:
> On Thursday 13 May 2004 17:51, Robert Fitzpatrick wrote:
> > I am trying to create a quarter-daily cron job on my FreeBSD 5.2.1 as
> > follows in /etc/crontab:
> > 05 0,6,12,18 * * * root periodic quarter-daily
> > I created the /etc/periodic/quarter-daily directory and placed my script
> > there. After I ran 'crontab -u root /etc/crontab',
> have a look at
OK, thanks, that seems to have worked, just not informing the system.
But now when my script runs in the 'quarter-hourly' directory, I get the
following, the script is running fine:
mail: illegal option -- a
Usage: mail [-EiInv] [-s subject] [-c cc-addr] [-b bcc-addr] to-addr ...
[- sendmail-options ...]
mail [-EiInNv] -f [name]
mail [-EiInNv] [-u user]
Of course, I'm not getting the mail message that the cron would normally
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