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rsync can run in command line but not in cron
- From: "lin q" <linq936 at hotmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 04 Oct 2006 19:38:12 -0600
- Subject: rsync can run in command line but not in cron
I just installed lastest cygwin on windows xp service pack 1.
I enabled cron in cygwin, the crontab looks like this,
# DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE - edit the master and reinstall.
# (/tmp/crontab.3548 installed on Wed Oct 4 19:11:00 2006)
# (Cron version -- $Id: crontab.c,v 1.8 2004/12/21 16:14:41 corinna Exp $)
12 19 * * * /usr/bin/rsync -azvv /cygdrive/u/ /cygdrive/c/bin/swtools >
But it does not work, I check the log file, it is like this,
building file list ...
rsync: link_stat "/cygdrive/u/." failed: No such file or directory (2)
It looks like it can not work with path like /cygdrive/u, this is a
The problem is I can run the exact command in command line.
Do you know why cron make difference on the path?
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