Valmiki N. Ramsewak lilvalo at MIKIBOY.COM
Wed Jun 11 21:51:20 IST 2003

On Wed, Jun 11, 2003 at 03:43:55PM -0500, Matt wrote:
> I am using autoupdate script provided with mailscanner to keep f-prot up to
> date.  What has been strange lately is that it always says that everything
> is already up to date and there is nothing to be done.  It does seem to be
> updating on occassion though because the files have been kept up to date.
> Any idea why?
> I use this script to call autoupdate in cron.daily.
> #!/bin/bash
> perl /usr/local/f-prot/autoupdate
> exit 0
> The other thing.  I noticed there is a quiet option in the autoupdate
> script.  Right now I have it set to 0 since I want to know its working.
> Getting an email in my admin account everyday gets old though.  It would be
> so much nicer if it was silent unless it actually found an update.  That way
> I would only get a message every few days when it did actually update and I
> could check for updates more frequently.  Is that possible?
Sure it is. I'm not sure what the output looks like. But essentially compare the two outputs.... look for something different and run a an if statement thru.....

thats how i would do it


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