l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
L U G O D
 
Next Meeting:
December 2: Social gathering
Next Installfest:
TBD
Latest News:
Nov. 18: Club officer elections
Page last updated:
2003 Sep 02 20:22

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox-tech mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox-tech] cron and user environment
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

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?
>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
-
> Jeff Newmiller                        The     .....       .....  Go
Live...
> DCN:<jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us>        Basics: ##.#.       ##.#.  Live
Go...
>                                       Live:   OO#.. Dead: OO#..  Playing
> Research Engineer (Solar/Batteries            O.O#.       #.O#.  with
> /Software/Embedded Controllers)               .OO#.       .OO#.
rocks...2k
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
-
>
> _______________________________________________
> vox-tech mailing list
> vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech
>
>


_______________________________________________
vox-tech mailing list
vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech



LinkedIn
LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
facebook
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
EDGE Tech Corp.
For donating some give-aways for our meetings.