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Re: Pesky here-document warnings


From: DennisW
Subject: Re: Pesky here-document warnings
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 15:53:15 -0000
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On Nov 16, 5:13 pm, Mun <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi Chet, Greg,
>
> Thanks for your replies.
>
> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 01:22 PM PST, Chet Ramey wrote:
>
> CR> > Hi,
> CR> >
> CR> > I often get the following e-mailed to my by my system with the subject
> CR> > of "Output from your job <number>":
> CR> >
> CR> > ------------------------------ Delimiter BEGIN 
> --------------------------------
> CR> >
> CR> > sh: line 497: warning: here-document at line 494 delimited by 
> end-of-file (wanted ``(dd if=/dev/urandom count=200 bs=1 2>/dev/null|LC_ALL=C 
> tr -d -c [:alnum:])`')
> CR> >
> CR> > ------------------------------- Delimiter END 
> ---------------------------------
> CR> >
> CR> > I have no idea which job could be producing this error?  Does it look
> CR> > familiar to anyone?  Any ideas on how I can track down the culprit?
> CR>
> CR> The shell thinks you have an unterminated here document.  Have you looked 
> at
> CR> like 494 of the script producing this error message?
>
> That's just it, I don't have any cron scripts that use here-documents.
> Most of my cron jobs are fairly trivial scripts less than 100 lines long.
>
> I'm running on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 system, and my guess is
> that the system is running something on my behalf.  But I don't know
> what.
>
> At first I was able to ignore the messages because I could not detect
> any anomalies.  But now I've reached my threshold where the messages
> (sometimes up to about ten in a day) are starting to annoy me.
>
> Thanks again for the replies.
>
> Regards,
>
> --
> Mun

It may be a self-submitting at job. Try running atq as root (using
sudo, for example) to see if it's listed.


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