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Re: [opensuse] cron job email attachment.bin
  • From: Sandy Drobic <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 02 Feb 2007 13:35:16 +0100
  • Message-id: <45C33004.4060309@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Dave Howorth wrote:

> It's obstinate and tricky! It took me ages to find all the rm statements
> and control variables and arrange for it to keep the files. But I've
> done that now.
>
> Sadly, or perhaps gladly, I still don't have the evidence. My overnight
> backup job has gone back to reporting it's output as plain text :) It
> may be because of something else I found.
>
> Two days ago, I happened to spot that root on that machine has
> LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8
> I wondered if that might have anything to do with my problem, and I
> added explicit LC_CTYPE=C statements in the cron/backup scripts. The
> next backup run produced plain text, so I thought I'd solved it. So I
> took my LC_CTYPE=C statements out again in order to prove that was the
> factor. But this morning the log is still plain text! So I'm still confused.

Grin! Keep up the digging. Hopefully you will unearth some more settings
to make programs behave and send in plain text. (^-^)


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Sandy

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