I have a cron job on Debian:
1 * * * * /home/paradroid/bin/myscript.sh >/dev/null
There is an installed and configured MTA, and I have received emails when the script has a syntax error, so I have always thought that I would be informed when anything goes wrong.
The script downloads a file using
curl through a proxy. Recently the proxy has failed so
curl could not download. It is the last command in the script, which has been exiting with the error code 7.
I thought I would be getting emails when this happens, but I have not.
How come I get email alerts from something like syntax errors in the script, but I have not been getting them when the script fails to do its job and exists with an error code?
Is something wrong, or do I have to get the script to email me directly when there has been an error with