cron job don't work correct
Sun Sep 3 18:56:00 GMT 2006
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 cron
>> 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"
> ). It's usually better to go with explicit paths, though.
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Thx for the answer.
Is there a possibility to set the cron environment variables in a file (i.e.
crontab file) to get always the same behaviour between cron and bash shell
when i start cygwin? And which variables (settings) must i set ?
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