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Re: Patchy up and running now

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Patchy up and running now
Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2012 10:41:03 +0100
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James <address@hidden> writes:

> On 4 March 2012 11:10, Graham Percival <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On Sun, Mar 04, 2012 at 08:10:59AM +0000, James wrote:
>>> Anyway, I'm back at home this evening and will have a few more test
>>> runs (with cron just to make sure I can leave it unattended) and then
>>> by Monday I should be running '' as often as
>>> people want me to. Any specific schedule?
>> I suggest either every 12 hours or every 6 hours.  If we had other
>> systems running cron then it might be nice to spread the load by
>> staggering the runs, but it sounds like Phil only runs it manually
>> after booting that machine.  It would be nice if somebody else
>> with a fast computer could set it up as well, just so that more
>> people know how to do it... but it seems like the CG is relatively
>> good at explaining patchy staging-merge, so I'm not too fussed
>> about that now.
> I cant seem to get cron jobs to run on my LilyDev - I've done all the
> cron.allow etc. I was wondering (if anyone knows immediately) if
> stating the command in cron requires anything special if using two
> concatenated commands.
> I.e. I run cd /home/james/lilypond-git && python
> /home/james/patchy/ which works at the CLI
> but not when I enter that literally in cron. I tried surrounding it in
> " ' " but that didn't seem to make any difference.

What is your complete cron line?  You are aware that the PATH variable
is set to a quite basic path?

David Kastrup

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