Having problems running shell script from crontab
kayasaman at gmail.com
Sat Jan 7 14:31:55 UTC 2012
On 01/07/2012 03:57 PM, RW wrote:
> On Sat, 07 Jan 2012 15:37:49 +0200
> Kaya Saman wrote:
> n terms of paths this is what I'm doing: I'm in a FreeBSD jail
>> logged in by - #jexec<jail> tcsh
>> which gets me in as root. Crontab is being run as root so paths
>> should be the same no?
> PATH is set at the top of /etc/crontab
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Ok, sorry for being slow but I still don't understand how the PATH
variable is connected to restarting tomcat?
This is the default PATH in /etc/crontab:
but where my script seems to not work well when run is at this point:
Does this mean that putting :/usr/local/etc to the PATH statement will
enable crontab to understand the .../etc/rc.d/ script variables?
I think where I'm getting confused is that I'm using 'absolute' paths
and my knowledge of the PATH is when one wants to run a command
specifically from a shell; as in 'top'. so you wouldn't need to run
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