crond fails quietly if /usr/sbin/sendmail is missing
jh at sandstorm.net
Thu Sep 14 18:06:43 PDT 2006
On Mon, May 08, 2006 at 07:51:05PM -0400, John Hood wrote:
> If cron's job-running child fails to exec /usr/sbin/sendmail and the
> cron job writes to stdout, hijinks ensue
I reported this cron bug a while ago. Anybody? Anybody?
ISTR the cron job will get SIGPIPE on any failure of sendmail that
causes its pipe to close early, not just failure-to-exec.
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