cron job don't work correct
Thu Sep 7 06:56:00 GMT 2006
René Berber-2 wrote:
> Todde wrote:
>> Igor Peshansky wrote:
>>> On Fri, 1 Sep 2006, Todde wrote:
>>>> With cygwin i want run a daily script that should build my source every
>>>> I want do that with a cron job.
>>>> Here is the problem:
>>>> But i.e. if i call another script from the cronscript.sh it don't work
>>>> as a cronjob but it work when i enter it on the command line.
>>>> Any ideas why the behaviour is so different between command line and
>>>> job ??
>>> Cron runs with different environment settings than your command line
>>> (which uses a login shell). You will need to either specify paths to
>>> executables explicitly in your cron scripts, or run them using the login
>>> bash shell (e.g., use this in your cron script:
>>> /bin/bash -l -c "check.sh"
>> Hi Igor,
>> Thx for the answer.
>> Is there a possibility to set the cron environment variables in a file
>> crontab file)
> To complement the other replies, the version of cron included with Cygwin
> you define environment variables inside crontab.
>> to get always the same behaviour between cron and bash shell
>> when i start cygwin? And which variables (settings) must i set ?
> That' something only you know, i.e. depends on what you are doing.
> René Berber
> Hi guys,
> thanks for the help. I add the environment variables "SHELL=/bin/bash" and
> "PATH=/bin:/etc:/usr/sbin" directly in my crontab file. Now it works fine.
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