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Old 05-19-2003, 01:19 PM   #1
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Understanding CRON output

What does the following mean?

/etc/cron.daily/logrotate exited with return code 1

I get it after another statement:
error: syslog:181 duplicate log entry for /var/log/syslog

Does the first line mean that the job ended successfully? (As in, return code 1 is the same as "true"?...)

Old 05-19-2003, 02:17 PM   #2
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1 = error
0 = ok

In fact there's hundred of output number like this but most of time you'll only see 0 and 1.

Think like "an error occured : [true or false] "


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