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Date:      Mon, 29 Jan 2001 17:43:16 -0600
From:      Lucas Bergman <>
To:        Peter Brezny <>
Subject:   Re: piping dump output to mail user.
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000001c08a48$492ae440$>; from on Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 06:07:42PM -0500
References:  <000001c08a48$492ae440$>

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> I was hoping to be able to mail what dump would normally output to
> the screen with a command like this in crontab
> dump (variables) | mail
> Although the dumps run, I don't get anything in the mail.

Maybe the output is going to stderr instead of stdout?  Try

  # dump blah blah 2>&1 | mail whomever

Also, check crontab(5) and read about the MAILTO variable.


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