logging cronjob non-zero return codes

Fraser Campbell fraser-eicrhRFjby5dCsDujFhwbypxlwaOVQ5f at public.gmane.org
Wed Nov 9 15:59:27 UTC 2005

Tim Writer wrote:

> How about this?
>     mm hh dd MM wd some-script || logger rc=$?
> I'm not aware of a builtin.

Good idea, might have to resort to that.

Had hoped to copy a config file across all the servers, editing 
thousands of cronjobs won't be fun.  Will think of suggesting this as a 
standard, this and banning all crap scripts that don't do any error 
checking/reporting of their own :-(

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