The cron job for bug 629054 wasn't found to be failing until right before release day, because we are redirecting stderr for the "pyjob" cronjob wrapper function. Bug 651201 provided a temporary workaround (print placeholder text so crond sends email if exit code !=0), but the real fix here is to not redirect stderr. I don't know how noisy the current cron jobs are on stderr for non-critical-error scenarios, so this bug should include fixing of these if necessary.
I can't think of a simple incremental way to do this without changing the way we do logging. Since we have a workaround in place now to get email if cron jobs are failing, I think this is not super urgent; we should investigate the way we do logging as part of 1.9.
Target Milestone: 1.7.8 → 1.9
Component: Socorro → General
Product: Webtools → Socorro
Component: General → Backend
QA Contact: socorro → backend
I'd rather just keep this in mind for the new crontabber system than try to shoehorn more into the existing shell/python system.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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