The command at always outputs “Warning: commands will be executed using /bin/sh” in Rocky Linux 8

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Operating System and Software

  • Rocky Linux 8
  • at


  • The command at outputs as follow:

     # /usr/bin/at now <<< 20210521132925161641804289383 8469308861616420210521132925
     Warning: commands will be executed using /bin/sh
     job 13 at Mon May 24 10:36:00 2021

How to Fix

  • The warning should be safely ignored.

Origin of the Problem

  • In Rocky Linux 8, the command at has been changed to always output the warning.
  • Unfortunately, there is no way to suppress it in the configuration.

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