Re: cron job not working properly

2003-07-30 10:59:35
On July 30, 2003 at 14:17, Steve Mansfield wrote:

the script is as follows:
/usr/bin/mhonarc -title "Simple Mail List" -ttitle "Simple Thread List" 
-sort /home/simple/cool/cgi-bin/lists/member-list.archive/member.*

If you are adding messages, you need the -add option.  Otherwise,
you creating a new archive each time.

This is MHonArc v2.6.4, Perl 5.008 linux
Converting messages to .
Reading /home/simple/cool/cgi-bin/lists/member-list.archive/member.20030718 

Writing mail .
Writing ./maillist.html ...
Writing ./threads.html ...
Writing database ...
2 new messages
2 total messages

but only the original first message shows up.
If i run the same command manually from the command line everything 
works 100%

Have you done a file listing of the archive directory?

Also, with cron, the current working directory is normally set to
to the home directory of the user account.  Is this where you want
the archive to exist?  You should use the -outdir option to explicitly
tell mhonarc where the archive should go.


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