Sun Aug 28 10:50:00 GMT 2011

Larry Hall (Cygwin <reply-to-list-only-lh <at>> writes:

> On 8/24/2011 12:08 PM, mramakishore <at> wrote:
> > HI,
> > I am sucessed to run the Perl script which uses Net::SSH::Expect
> > package from the cygwin command prompt. but i am scheduled the same
> > script through crontab but script is breaking in middle.
> <snip>
> > can you help me as early as possible..
> First, have you ensured that you set up the same environment for your
> script when run by 'crond' as you have with the interactive shell?
> This is a common problem for users of Cron and is not Cygwin-specific.
> I would suggest pursuing this first if you have not already verified
> that this is not the problem.
> Second, if you're accessing any network shares, this won't work by
> default.  See <>
> Third, you have both MSYS and Cygwin in your path.  You should make sure
> that only Cygwin is in the path that 'crond' sees and uses.  I'd say the
> same about Perl.


   How can i setup the interactive shell environment when i am running the 
same throught the cron.
i done with PATH=/usr/bin:/usr/sbin:. in cron file other then that what i have 
to do.

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