cron_flags="-m not working

RW rwmaillists at
Mon Aug 31 13:02:01 UTC 2015

On Mon, 31 Aug 2015 07:30:02 -0400
Ernie Luzar wrote:

> The host has a user account called bob. I want all cron email to go
> to bob and not root.
ull string, usually specified in a shell as '' or "".
> I interpret that to mean I add cron_flags="-m option to /etc/rc.conf 
> like this:
> cron_flags="-m bob at"

> In all cases the daily cron email still went to root.
> Any ideas why it did not work and no errors were generated?

You've already been told. The periodic scripts are run from cron, but
they handle their own logging; read the previous thread. 

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