Crontab and GPG?
rjhjr at cox.net
Tue Oct 25 11:45:07 PDT 2005
On Tue, Oct 25, 2005 at 01:13:52PM -0500, Robert Wall wrote:
> Hello! I'm attempting to run GPG from cron, and it's not working. I can run the script from the command line, and all works perfectly. When I try to run it from cron, however, it doesn't work. The crontab calls this script, called "pgpdecrypt" with the following crontab line:
> */1 * * * * root /bin/bash /etc/pgpdecrypt
> The /bin/bash wasn't originally there; I added it to make sure that the script was using the correct shell. Still no luck. Here's the script that it calls:
> echo >> /etc/pgpdecrypt.logger "PGP Decrypter Starting"
Take the "/bin/bash" out of your crontab. Put
at the beginning of your script.
I just looked at your script quickly, but it looks like it should run in
sh. For portability, you can use
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