Crontab and GPG?
rjhjr at cox.net
Tue Oct 25 16:10:59 PDT 2005
On Tue, Oct 25, 2005 at 03:00:18PM -0400, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 25, 2005 at 02:45:02PM -0400, Bob Hall wrote:
> > 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
> > #!/bin/bash
> > at the beginning of your script.
> What do you think that will do to help? It's a NOP, so it can't fix
> the problem (which is because of bad assumptions about PATH, per my
> other message).
Well, I don't know whether "#!" is a NOP or not. It does tell the script
which executable to use in executing the script.
But I did make a mistake. Try
and use that path.
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