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Date:      Mon, 2 Oct 2006 18:28:09 -0700
From:      "Atom Powers" <atom.powers@gmail.com>
To:        "jan gestre" <freebsd.ph@gmail.com>
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: scripting question
Message-ID:  <df9ac37c0610021828i61aa2714n2219b619fbcbfec8@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <a25afc300610021749h500dc4acv4c9b958859cda7cc@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <a25afc300610021749h500dc4acv4c9b958859cda7cc@mail.gmail.com>

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On 10/2/06, jan gestre <freebsd.ph@gmail.com> wrote:
> i made a script and put on root's crontab, however it's not doing or showing
> the output that is forwarded to my email address correctly therefore i'm not
> sure if it is working or not. below is what the script look like:
>
...
>
> 30 8 * * * root /usr/local/bin/cvsrun | mail -s "Daily cvsup run and
> portmanager" user1
>

Why don't you make this a periodic script. Put it in
'/usr/local/etc/periodic/weekly/299.cvrun' and it will be run every
week with the rest of your periodic; with periodic you get much
better control over where output is sent.

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