Problem with cron
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Sat Mar 23 23:06:36 UTC 2013
On 03/23/2013 04:43 PM, Joe Zeff wrote:
> On 03/23/2013 11:56 AM, Steven Stern wrote:
>> One of those things that can bite you in the butt is that the
>> environment for /bin/sh might be different than than in /bin/bash,
>> especially as invoked by cron.
> Somebody suggested adding something new to crontab and seeing if it
> works. I tried it. Alas, even though I have both EDITOR and VISUAL set
> in both .bashrc and .bash_profile, crontab -e insists on invoking vi, an
> editor that I despise, and refuse to learn. (I prefer nano, and have
> that set as my default editor for EVERYTHING in a terminal.) Does
> anybody know how to force crontab to do what I want, not what it's
> author wants?
Suck it up!
Arrow to the last line of the file. Press SHIFT-A. Press Enter. Type
in your new line. Press ESC when done. Press :. Type q. Press Enter.
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