[Mailman-Users] How to get rid of cron messages...

Ebeling, R. Ralf.Ebeling at baslerweb.com
Tue Sep 5 18:14:18 CEST 2000

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Satya [mailto:satyap at satya.virtualave.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2000 1:46 PM
> To: 'mailman-users at python.org'
> Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] How to get rid of cron messages...
> On Sep 5, 2000 at 11:29, Ebeling, R. wrote:
> >every time qrunner or gate_news is invoked by cron I get a line
> >in my syslog.
> >
> >Any idea, how to get rid of this line in syslog?
> Redirect the output of the cron line to /dev/null:
> * * * * * qrunner_foo_whatever >/dev/null

Hm, that only redirects the output of qrunner to /dev/nul. I get still
an entry like this:

/USR/SBIN/CRON[3974]: (mailman) CMD (/usr/bin/python -S

I know that I can switch this line off by a leading '-' in crontab.
But this works for root only and the script is invoked as mailman...


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