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Wed Jul 30 05:06:38 UTC 2008
On Tue, 2008-07-29 at 21:05 -0700, Nifty Fedora Mitch wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 04:29:44PM -0400, Max Pyziur wrote:
> > On Tue, 29 Jul 2008 tony.chamberlain at lemko.com wrote:
> >> Output from nightly cronjobs is filling root's mailbox quickly,
> >> and sending everything else to /var/spool/mqueue. These are just
> >> status messages (stdout) from the cronjobs which we don't really need
> >> mailed to root. Is there anyway to suppress mailings?
> > Send your jobs to /dev/null like so:
> > 30 0 * * * /path/to/program >> /dev/null
> > Make sense?
> The above addresses stdout as requested
> also consider stderr..
> 2 1 * * * $HOME/bin/check-calendar > /dev/null 2>&1 < /dev/null &
What's the final "&" for?
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