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Old 03-10-2014, 10:47 AM   #1
tqz
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Variable not passing to file in bash script


Hello All

I store a variable after being read using the echo command so something like:-

VOLUME=$(echo command to read name of volume)
echo $VOLUME

I then write this name in a command list file a bit later in the script, so something like:-

echo $string5 >> command_list_file

When running this file from the command line the name of the file gets inserted into the command_list_file. However, when running the file via a cron job, the name of the file doesnt???

Any idea why this may be?

Thanks in advance to any help!
 
Old 03-10-2014, 10:49 AM   #2
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Where you have:

Code:
VOLUME=$(echo command to read name of volume)
ensure you have the /full/path/to/the/command
 
Old 03-10-2014, 12:11 PM   #3
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Above is good advice, but the general question you have asked is very difficult to assist with if you have provided no actual details.
 
Old 03-11-2014, 04:39 AM   #4
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TenTenths - I think you are correct! Have edited the script and added the full path. Will find out later on today if it works! If so, thank you very much - especially as I realised after re-reading my post that it was full of errors! Will update later !
 
  


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