Subject: Re: bin/10775: cron exits on stat failure
To: None <email@example.com, kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
From: Noriyuki Soda <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/08/2000 17:50:40
> My bet is ENOENT -- and some kind of a vfs problem. Which will stop
> my ability of fixing it right there, I'm afraid...
> | | Do you remember what the error (from errno) usually was?
> | It was always the same, that I remember, but I'm afraid the system with
> | the doctored cron was upgraded, and no longer runs that cron (the problem
> | had stopped happenening anyway).
FWIW, I had exactly same problem on NetBSD-1.3H/i386.
The errno was ENOENT as a result of stat("/var/cron/tabs", &statbuf).
(Of course, /var/cron/tabs existed on the system.)
This problem (seemed to) disappeared when cron job frequency decreased.