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RE: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: cygwin-1.3.12-1
- From: "Tony Arnold" <tony dot arnold at man dot ac dot uk>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 4 Jul 2002 17:50:50 +0100
- Subject: RE: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: cygwin-1.3.12-1
- Organization: University of Manchester
> > Cron is running as a service using the SYSTEM account (UID=18).
> > /etc/passwd is readable by SYSTEM (the protection is 644).
> Are you running jobs under SYSTEM or under your own account?
> If SYSTEM, it needs a homedir then, too. Or you should use
> full paths to the scripts or apps called.
I'm running jobs under my account.
Note that these jobs worked fine before I updated to the latest
cygwin1.dll version. I've put the 26 June snapshot cygwin1.dll file back
in use and the jobs work.
Test jobs show that $HOME is being set to / when the cron job works.
$HOME is set correctly for bash sessions run interactively via rxvt or
> > What other information would be useful to help track this down?
> You could debug it.
I'll see what I can do.
I guess that as no-one else has said anything on this thread that I am
alone with this problem?
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