[Dovecot] [ot] Re: Using MailDir but local messages still save in mbox format

/dev/rob0 rob0 at gmx.co.uk
Mon Sep 30 18:35:56 EEST 2013

On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 10:27:19AM +0200, Axel Luttgens wrote:
> >> Or add such a line to your crontab:
> >> 
> >> 	MAIL=yourself at your.virtual.domain
> >> 
> >> so as to override the default recipient, ie the user the job
> >> runs as.
> > 
> > Probably a better idea, but that feature is not available in all 
> > known cron implementations. Mike should check his own crontab(1) 
> > manual.
> Do you mean that some distributions are liable to mess with such a 
> basic behavior of the venerable cron command? But yes, always a 
> good idea to check the relevant man pages. ;-)

In Linux land, Slackware uses the simpler Dillon's cron which lacks 
some of the features of the more popular Vixie cron. I bet a lot of 
commercial Unix flavors are also using simpler cron implementations 
than Vixie's.
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