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Re: Cron problem
Paul Derbyshire" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 30 Jul 2002 at 7:14, Michael A Chase wrote:
> > On Tue, 30 Jul 2002 11:01:36 +0200 Corinna Vinschen
> > > On Mon, Jul 29, 2002 at 11:47:09PM -0400, Chris Faylor wrote:
> > > > On Mon, Jul 29, 2002 at 10:08:58PM -0400, Paul Derbyshire wrote:
> > > > >What with the big directory names debate and the big ctrl-V debate it
> > > > >seems the cron problem thread has slipped through the cracks.
> > > >
> > > > I took a look at this one though. Held it in my arms and tried to
> > > > apologize. It whispered to me, "Tell... Paul... to... set... his
> > > > system PATH via the Control Panel->System and then reboot... profile
> > > > files... not... read... by... ugh!"
> > >
> > > Boy, I'm so happy that it could still speak when dying in your
> > > arms. And this one was some of these really righteous and heroic
> > > threads, still focused to help mankind while looking DEATH straight
> > > in the eyes... *sob*
> > But it didn't finish giving complete, detailed instructions. So it was all
> > in vain. It was a noble effort though, it should be honored for the
> > attempt.
> Let's see what we have in this thread. About 13 k of mostly drivel,
Sense of humour ?
> along with something that seems to vaguely suggest that cron is using
> the Windows path rather than the cygwin path, so I should put
> Cygwin's bin directory on the Windows path before djgpp's.
> Unfortunately, that would fix cron and break djgpp. Got any more
> Meanwhile I'll try setting the PATH inside the crontab...
> [copies PATH="/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:$PATH" from top line of
> /etc/profile to top line of crontab and times job for ten minutes
> from now]
> [starts stomping on this 13k thread -- it should crumple nicely and
> might save bandwidth]
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