[Mailman-Users] cron log looks odd

Steve Matzura sm at noisynotes.com
Wed Sep 2 01:51:04 CEST 2015

On Tue, 1 Sep 2015 10:24:24 -0700, you wrote:

>On 09/01/2015 10:00 AM, Steve Matzura wrote:
>> I get Mailman job logs that look like this:
>> Sep  1 08:00:01 {my_node} CROND[29280]: (mailman) CMD (/usr/bin/python
>> -S /usr/local/mailman/cron/checkdbs^M)
>> Sep  1 09:00:01 {my_node} CROND[30120]: (mailman) CMD (/usr/bin/python
>> -S /usr/local/mailman/cron/disabled^M)
>> Sep  1 12:00:01 {my_node} atronus CROND[32514]: (mailman) CMD
>> (/usr/bin/python -S /usr/local/mailman/cron/senddigests^M)
>> Sep  1 05:00:01 {my-node} CROND[2654]: (mailman) CMD (/usr/bin/python
>> -S /usr/local/mailman/cron/mailpasswds^M)
>> Where does the '^M' come from, and is it bad that it's there?
>It's a <CR>. Your Mailman crontab file is a MS-Dos format file with
><CR><LF> line endings instead of *nix format with <LF> line endings.
>If your crons run OK, it's not a real problem, but if it were me, I'd
>fix the crontab file.

I'll do that. I thought it might be something like that, but I guess I
was expecting "\n", not "^M". Will fix it now. Thanks.

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