Running news.expire - permission denied...

Jonathan Chen jonc at
Thu Feb 17 04:43:52 GMT 2005

On Wed, Feb 16, 2005 at 07:50:38PM +0100, Kiffin Gish wrote:
> In my daily run output email, I get the following error message:
> "Running news.expire: /etc/periodic/daily/ /etc/news.expire:
> Permission denied"

/etc/news.expire needs to be an executable program/script.
Jonathan Chen <jonc at>
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