ico <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > >> I added to /etc/crontab this line: > >> > >> */5 * * * * user1 /usr/local/bin/getmail \ > >> -r /usr/home/user1/.getmail/getmailrc > >> > >> > >> I wanted getmail to pick-up mail for user user1. Result is error: > >> exec: :permission denied > >> > >> $ls -l /usr/local/bin/getmail > >> r-xr-xr-x 1 root wheel 328 Jun 22 07:41 /usr/local/bin/getmail* > >> > >> I also tried to create user1's crontab ( su user1; crontab -e ) . Result is the > >> same. What's wrong? > > > >Does it work from the command line? > >The following works fine for me from my user crontab: > > > >6 6 * * 1-7 /usr/local/bin/fetchmail -s > > > > > > Yes it works, if i don't use crontab.
I think the problem is that /usr/local/bin isn't in the PATH for the crontab. The easiest fix is probably to add it, in the crontab file itself (but make sure the change doesn't apply to any other entries, for security reasons). _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"