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Re: [vox-tech] cron and user environment
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Re: [vox-tech] cron and user environment



spoke too soon, it was my oracle script that was failing

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jay Strauss" <me@heyjay.com>
To: "vox-tech" <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Tuesday, September 02, 2003 9:56 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] cron and user environment


> It's dying on the following line:
>
> . `awk -F":" '{if ($1 ~ /oracle/) {print $6"/bin/setOraProfile"}}'
> /etc/passwd`
>
> Never thought about awk not being in my path, but it isn't during a cron
> session
>
> Thanks everyone
> Jay
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jeff Newmiller" <jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us>
> To: "vox-tech" <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 02, 2003 11:48 AM
> Subject: Re: [vox-tech] cron and user environment
>
>
> > On Mon, 1 Sep 2003, Jay Strauss wrote:
> >
> > > How can I setup my environment from a cron job?
> > >
> > > I tried:
> > >
> > > * * * * * . ~/.bash_profile; env > ~/env.out
> > >
> > > but the second command doesn't run.
> > >
> > > Currently to workaround I schedule the job from root and do:
> > > su - <username> -c ~/bin/thing
> > >
> > > but don't really want to have to schedule stuff as root.
> >
> > Do you have a blank line after your crontab entry?
> >
>
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