Re: [CONFUSED NEWBIE] Cron
On Fri, 2004-11-05 at 12:54 -0700, Justin Guerin wrote:
> > 0 0 * * * root /usr/lib/cgi-bin/send_hit_count.cgi
> Oops. Check out the man page for cron and especially crontab(5).
> > 1. send_hit_count.cgi apparently is not being executed. It works
> > interactively, but there are no messages that would indicate that it
> > was executed by cron. What do I need to do, in order to have cron
> > execute send_hit_count.cgi?
> Fix your crontab entry above to:
> 0 0 * * * /usr/lib/cgi-bin/send_hit_count.cgi
That depends on whether it is a user crontab (crontab -e etc.),
or a system crontab (/etc/crontab).
For the latter, the original entry seems correct, maybe missing a
newline at the end.