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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 11:32:08 +0100
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James <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello,
> On 5 March 2012 09:41, David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
>> James <address@hidden> writes:
>>> 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?
> It was
> 15 * * * * cd /home/james/lilypond-git && python
> /home/james/patchy/

Hopefully in one line.

Where does it get the LILYPOND_GIT variable?  Is it set elsewhere in the
cronfile?  If not, you need to write something like
LILYPOND_GIT=/home/james/lilypond-git python ...
instead of just python ...

David Kastrup

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