[Logwatch] logwatch is DOA - need help/suggestions followup with more info

Hugo van der Kooij hvdkooij at vanderkooij.org
Wed Oct 1 14:37:02 MST 2008


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Dale Morin wrote:
>> On Oct 1, 2008, at 5:40 AM, Dale Morin wrote:
>>> sh      20692 root  txt    REG    8,1   79988  237599 /bin/dash
>>>
>> dash? I chance that is the problem? I'm not familiar with it so that is 
>> why I ask.
> 
> Nope, /bin/dash is a lighter-weight version of /bin/bash.
> 
> The default shell /bin/sh is typically a symlink to /bin/dash.  bash can 
> be used instead of dash as bash supports everything in dash, but not 
> vice versa.
> 
> I don't think this is an issue.
> 
> Still need help!

You need help indeed. But if it is offered you dismiss it before you
even try.

Go back to using bash. This is not the first case where I have seen dash
fail to do a job properly. So it must be taken out as part of the
troubleshooting procedure.

Hugo.

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	A: Yes.
	>Q: Are you sure?
	>>A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
	>>>Q: Why is top posting frowned upon?

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