Dealing with ipcheck output

Gerard Seibert gerard at
Fri Nov 11 11:00:20 GMT 2005

On Thursday, November 10, 2005 8:29:40 PM, Joe Kraft <jvk-list at>
Subject: Dealing with ipcheck output
Wrote these words of wisdom:

> I'm running ipcheck as a cron job, it runs fine and seems to keep my 
> address updated with but I'm trying to figure out how to deal 
> with the e-mails I get from cron.
> I would prefer to not get the ones that don't show anything abnormal, 
> but keep the ones that show something else like a change in IP, or a 
> failure.
> I don't know python at all, so I don't understand where the return comes 
> from, but it outputs a '0' on the first line and a set of empty brackets 
> '[]' on the second line.
> Joe

On 10/11/2005 5:29:42 PM, Gerard Replied:

I have 'ddclient-3.6.6' installed. It is available in the ports. This is
probably what you want. If you need assistance configuring it. please
contact me.


Gerard Seibert
gerard at

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