cron_flags="-m not working

Paul Schmehl pschmehl_lists at
Mon Aug 31 17:06:05 UTC 2015

--On August 31, 2015 at 7:30:02 AM -0400 Ernie Luzar <luzar722 at> 

> The host has a user account called bob. I want all cron email to go to
> bob and not root.
> I use postfix and sendmail is disabled.

In the aliases file:

# Person who should get root's mail.  This alias
root:		bob

After editing the file, run postalias on it to rebuild the aliases db.

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