Subject: Re: cron syslogs
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Johan Danielsson <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/15/2001 17:20:54
Andrew Brown <> writes:

> off the top of my head, i'd say it's there to differentiate "cron,
> the running daemon who starts stuff" from "cron, a child of the
> aforementioned daemon who is now monitoring a job".


> in the case of the syslog entry...i think it's just a side effect of
> the fact that openlog(3) is called with ProgramName as the ident.