[Mailman-Users] question regarding cron
jwt at onjapan.net
Fri Apr 29 08:27:56 CEST 2005
On Apr 29, 2005, at 01:20, Alex at Idoia wrote:
> I have installed mailman on my debian woody. I have checked recently
> my /var/log/auth.log and they are poluated by a cron that is being
> executed by mailman every minutes of every day:
> # */5 * * * * list [ -x /usr/bin/python -a -f
> /usr/lib/mailman/cron/gate_news ] && /usr/bin/python
> * * * * * list [ -x /usr/bin/python -a -f
> /usr/lib/mailman/cron/qrunner ] && /usr/bin/python
> Can you explain me this ?
> Is this really necessary ?
That is the periodic task that was used for the (old) Mailman 2.0.x
releases to process the messages.
> Can we prevent it from being printed in my /auth.log ?
If you use syslog-ng you could filter them before they are written to
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