[Tutor] rsync python script

Eric Walstad eric at ericwalstad.com
Fri Mar 21 17:10:09 CET 2008

Kaushal Shriyan wrote:
> Hi
> MAILTO=kaushal at example.com <mailto:kaushal at example.com>
> 0 18 * * * rsync -av /var/lib/mysql kaushal at host77:/var/lib/
> If i put this two lines in crontab it will run correctly,My requirement 
> was to create a python script, this python script should indicate 
> success or failures and the reason for failure
It looks like rsync can output to a text file.  Python makes text 
parsing a breeze.  Have you defined 'indicate', 'success' and 'failure' 
yet?  When will your python script run?  Who/What will run it?

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