On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 11:50:23AM -0400, Javier Henderson wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Jun 2007 10:13:06 -0500, Dan Rue wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 08:47:48PM -0700, Jo Rhett wrote:
> >> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=bin/88486
> >>
> >> This patch was supplied 2 years ago now. It doesn't change current/
> >> expected behavior but does allow those of us with many, many systems
> >> to not get useless e-mail.
> >>
> >> It's not even my patch! I would simply like to see this done...

> >
> > I second that notion. Isn't the *nix model to be quiet when everything
> > is OK?

>
> So if it's quiet, is it because it's OK, or because it's too broken to complain?


If you want cronjobs to complain you just don't pipe them to
/dev/null. Reporting that cronjobs setup not to write to
stderr/stdout are not writing to stderr/stdout is plain
nonsensical.

Right now the only meaning of those emails is "mail delivery is
working fine".

--
How fortunate the man with none.

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