Hi,

Charlie McElfresh schrieb:

> I wrote a perl script to get a news show I like.  When I run it, it deletes
> yesterday's copy of the show, and downloads the new copy.  The script works
> fine.  I run the script as myself (charlie), charlie owns it, and it's
> chmod'd 0755.  Works fine.
> 
> I can't get cron to run it, though.  Here's the cron process running on my
> machine:
> 
> [EMAIL PROTECTED] ps auxwww | grep cron
> root      413  0.0  0.1  1364   892  ??  Ss    5Jan07  
> 0:06.57/usr/sbin/cron -s
> 
> And here's charlie's crontab, to run at 7:17 mon - fri
> 
> 17 7 * * 1-5 /media/democracy_now/get_new_show.pl

did you try to change the cronjob to something like that?

17 7 * * 1-5 /usr/bin/perl /media/democracy_now/get_new_show.pl

Kind regards,

Oliver

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