[hobbit] Unrecognized escape error in shares.pl

Ralph Mitchell ralphmitchell at gmail.com
Wed Jun 18 17:40:19 CEST 2008

On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 10:23 AM, Linder, Doug (SABIC Innovative Plastics,
consultant) <Doug.Linder at sabic-ip.com> wrote:

>  I've searched the archive and not found anything about this.
> Every five minutes, the root account on this system gets another copy
> of the mail below.  I've triple-chekced and the bb4 user does NOT have any
> cron jobs.  Despite the name we are running Hobbit and not BB.
> Does anyone have any idea what the problem might be?  This tends to fill up
> the mail spool...
> -----
> From: root at hostname.fqdn (Cron Daemon)
> To: <root at m>root@ <root at hostname.fqdn>hostname.fqdn
> Subject: Cron <bb4 at v>bb4@ <bb4 at hostname>hostname/bb4/bb/server/ext/shares.pl
> X-Cron-Env: <SHELL=/bin/bash>
> X-Cron-Env: <PATH=/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin>
> X-Cron-Env: <MAILTO=root>
> X-Cron-Env: <HOME=/>
> X-Cron-Env: <LOGNAME=bb4>
> Unrecognized escape \w passed through at /bb4/bb/server/ext/shares.pl line
> 84.

Does root have a cron job that does something like "su - bb4 -c

Ralph Mitchell
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