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cron 3.0.1-19 will not run shell scripts
- From: "John S." <itsphantom02 at yahoo dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 14:03:34 -0800 (PST)
- Subject: cron 3.0.1-19 will not run shell scripts
I hope this is an easy one.
cron will not run any shell scripts.
As far as I can tell cron works fine, but cron will
not run any shell scripts. The shell scripts work fine
if invoked from the shell.
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The following cron test works flawlessly.
* * * * * /usr/bin/date >> /test/test.txt
#00 20 * 12 1-6
However when I place a shell script to start at 20:00
(Or anytime) it does not run. I do not receive any
error messages in windows or cygwin. Below is the
crontab with the shell script I am trying to run.
# * * * * /usr/bin/date >> /test/test.txt
00 20 * 12 1-6 /home/phantom/backup_script/daily
$RSYNC -avz -e "$SSH -i $KEY" $LPATH
$RUSER@$RHOST:$RPATH >> /logs/backup.log
Course of action:
To date I have searched all over the web and I have
read the archived the cygwin mailing lists. I have
verified all file permissions.
I have tried to
this was unsuccessful
I was on irc and someone told me to verify my crontab
enviornment variables and I think they look ok.
Thank you for your time,
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