[Logwatch] [Logwatch-Devel] Fwd: Default to STDOUT: is it really a good thing?

Bob Hutchinson hutchlists at midwales.com
Sat May 26 12:48:10 MST 2007


On Saturday 26 May 2007 7:47 pm, Hugo van der Kooij wrote:
> On Sat, 26 May 2007, Kirk Bauer wrote:
> > More dissenters... I am not sure I understand his problem... but I've
> > never used the HTML format either.
>
> For starters. When log watch is sending it's own email the subjct is:
> Subject: Logwatch for faramir.hugo.vanderkooij.org (Linux)
>
> But with the crontab output it reads:
> Subject: Cron <root at faramir> /usr/sbin/logwatch
>
> Or something similar. The first one (old style) makes a lot more sense.

I agree. 

Also, anything coming from cron is "something that went wrong" (apart from 
debugging) and I have my incoming mail filtered accordingly.

my 2p worth

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