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Re: [tlug] Running an Exec file with Cron

>>>>> "Charles" == Charles Muller <> writes:

    Charles> It won't seem to run (though "backups" runs OK from a
    Charles> regular shell).

I assume you're editing the crontab with "crontab -e", right?
crontabs are kept in a spool area private to cron, and only root (ie,
the suid crontab program) can put them there.

Set EDITOR=gnuclient in your shell environment to get editing sanity;
EDITOR=vi if you're into modality.

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