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Re: rsync can run in command line but not in cron
- From: Thorsten Kampe <thorsten at thorstenkampe dot de>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2006 17:40:36 +0100
- Subject: Re: rsync can run in command line but not in cron
- References: <BAY21-F193FB967FB055FDB28E98EE9120@phx.gbl>
* lin q (Wed, 04 Oct 2006 19:38:12 -0600)
> I just installed lastest cygwin on windows xp service pack 1.
> I enabled cron in cygwin, the crontab looks like this,
> # DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE - edit the master and reinstall.
> # (/tmp/crontab.3548 installed on Wed Oct 4 19:11:00 2006)
> # (Cron version -- $Id: crontab.c,v 1.8 2004/12/21 16:14:41 corinna Exp $)
> 12 19 * * * /usr/bin/rsync -azvv /cygdrive/u/ /cygdrive/c/bin/swtools >
> /tmp/swtools.cron 2>&1
> But it does not work, I check the log file, it is like this,
> building file list ...
> rsync: link_stat "/cygdrive/u/." failed: No such file or directory (2)
> It looks like it can not work with path like /cygdrive/u, this is a
> network drive.
> The problem is I can run the exact command in command line.
> Do you know why cron make difference on the path?
Cron is running under the LocalSystem account that hasn't any rights
on network shares. Same goes for the Schedule service (at.exe).
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