Crontab not working logwatch.pl [FreeBSD 8 stable]
jeronimocalvop at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 13 21:04:17 UTC 2010
did a crontab -r, a a new crontab -e, using:
* * * * * $HOME/.profile ; /bin/bash /var/log/auto_auth.sh
* * * * * $HOME/.profile ; /usr/bin/perl /local/sbin/logwatch.pl
tailing the /var/log/cron I can see that is being executed every
minute... but no emails arrived with is the proof that the script has
2010/1/13 Rolf Nielsen <listreader at lazlarlyricon.com>:
> On 2010-01-13 21:43, Jeronimo Calvo wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> Im having probs when a root crontab located on /var/cron/tabs/root
>> with this content
>> # DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE - edit the master and reinstall.
>> # (/tmp/crontab.DUtgfVoBT0 installed on Wed Jan 13 20:08:29 2010)
>> # (Cron version -- $FreeBSD: src/usr.sbin/cron/crontab/crontab.c,v
>> 18.104.22.168 2009/08/03 08:13:06 kensmith Exp $)
>> * * * * * ~/.profile ; /bin/bash /var/log/auto_auth.sh
>> * * * * * ~/.profile ; /usr/bin/perl /local/sbin/logwatch.pl
>> both of them are sending logs to my email, when runned from the
>> command line works, but not from crontab
>> any ideas?
> The keywords here are
> # DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE - edit the master and reinstall.
> Either edit the system crontab, /etc/crontab, or, to edit root's crontab,
> run crontab -e as root.
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