Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. kdk at
Wed Nov 26 09:47:53 PST 2003

stuart.gibson at wrote:

>I have a number of scripts that run every night using a crontab.  In my 
>crontab file I'm using the MAILTO flag to get cron to email me every 
>time it runs which results in a lot of emails.
>Is there any way of instructing cron to only email me if the cron job 
>Stuart Gibson


Redirect stderror to /dev/null:

/bin/sh /home/me/myscript > /dev/null

And this one won't mail you, whether it errors
or not....

 /bin/sh /home/me/myscript > /dev/null 2>&1

Kevin Kinsey
DaleCo, S.P.

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