logging cronjob non-zero return codes
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Thu Nov 10 02:10:31 UTC 2005
Tim> How about this? mm hh dd MM wd some-script || logger rc=$? I'm
Tim> not aware of a builtin.
Fraser> Good idea, might have to resort to that.
Fraser> Had hoped to copy a config file across all the servers, editing
Fraser> thousands of cronjobs won't be fun. Will think of suggesting
Fraser> this as a standard, this and banning all crap scripts that don't
Fraser> do any error checking/reporting of their own :-(
But don't the jobs output anything on stderr when they fail? Cron should
then mail the output to root.
A true pessimist won't be discouraged by a little success.
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