[lug] cron question

Calvin Dodge caldodge at fpcc.net
Tue Oct 24 18:30:51 MDT 2000

Walter Pienciak wrote:
> Do you have a thing like > /dev/null 2>&1 at the end of your
> cron entry?  Because that would be sending all your STDOUT and
> STDERR output to the bit bucket . . .

FWIW, I just tested using echo in cron with the following line in my personal
crontab (crontab -e):

54 17 * * * /bin/echo hello

It worked just fine, and sent that "hello" in a mail to me.


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