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Re: backup of postgres scheduled with cron

From: "Marco Bizzarri" <marco(dot)bizzarri(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Andrew Sullivan" <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: backup of postgres scheduled with cron
Date: 2007-11-22 13:59:33
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On Nov 22, 2007 2:53 PM, Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 22, 2007 at 02:28:08PM +0100, Marco Bizzarri wrote:
> >
> > why don't you add a "MAILTO=<youraddress>" at the start of your
> > crontab file, so that you can receive a report of the problem?
>
> Note: check that your cron accepts such an addition.  Many systems now use
> Vixie's cron, which does accept that, but some don't.  It's a nice feature,
> and good for this purpose.

Andrew, can you confirm the previous statement? I'm checking on a Debian Linux,
at it seems to be a Vixie Cron, and that feature is described in the man page...

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Regards
Marco

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