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Re: email notification problem

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: email notification problem
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2002 10:44:33 -0500 (EST)

muneer writes:
> Such a simple featus of cvs doesn't work, and i can't seem to see 
> what's glaringly wrong. The CVSROOT/notify file has been set up as 
> required to send edit/watch emails to the users and email addresses 
> defined in the CVSROOT/users file.  But one small problem, the notify 
> file is not being executed!  Please excuse my simplicity in this 
> matter, as i'm new to cvs admin.

Check your logs for error messages.

> for what it's worth:
> notify file:
>      ALL mail %s -s "CVS notification"

Try rearranging that command line to put the %s at the end:

        ALL mail -s "CVS notification" %s

Also check that "mail" is the correct command name on your system and
that it has a -s switch.

-Larry Jones

When you're as far ahead of the class as I am, it doesn't take much time.
-- Calvin

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