[Dirvish] run from cron fails

Paul Slootman paul at debian.org
Fri Sep 7 14:36:13 UTC 2007


On Fri 07 Sep 2007, Kevin Foote wrote:
> 
> I am trying to run via cron at the wee hours of night and it fails with
> dirvish error 127 .. this is a rsync error supposedly.

Most common cause of such failures are that dirvish and/or rsync are not
in the default $PATH as available when run from cron.

A fix is to use a wrapper script that first extends $PATH to include the
directory/ies that dirvish and rsync are in, and then runs
dirvish-runall.


Paul Slootman


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