how does cron exec jobs?
atom.powers at gmail.com
Thu Jun 8 06:29:02 UTC 2006
On 6/7/06, Olivier Nicole <on at cs.ait.ac.th> wrote:
> > How can I simulate a cron job from the shell? There must be something
> > different about the way cron is executing this command...
> Counld be different environment variables set, different working
That's what I'm trying to find out. The cron man pages are ... empty
on the subject.
> Any diagnostic when it hangs?
Not that I can tell. It runs on schedule but it never clears it's
locks (which it puts on files at is edits them) as it is supposed to;
and it does when run from the shell.
So it truth, it's not so much that it "hangs", it does terminate, but
it doesn't honor it's lock time-outs like it does when run outside of
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