Subject: Re: set-uid scripts
To: David Forbes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 11/01/1999 17:21:10
On Mon, Nov 01, 1999 at 09:54:05PM +0000, David Forbes wrote:
>> because of the way that sh parses the command line, so stderr would
>> get redirected to the same place as stdout (cron's pipe) and then
>> stdout would get redirected to /dev/null. so change that to
>> @reboot <path-to-script>/<my-script> >/dev/null 2>&1
>> and stdout will get sent to /dev/null, and then stderr will get sent
>> to the same place.
>Fantastic...that worked a treat! (Although I do feel a bit silly...)
yeah...sh is "quirky" that way. :)
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