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Old 06-28-2015, 11:27 PM   #1
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script output different when cron runs it


When I manually run the script below, the output is just the way I want it. When cron runs it, I get like fifty of these ::::::::: in the output of the script.

Is there any chance cron is doing something different when running the script? Any way I can get additional information that will help me troubleshoot the issue?

crontab -e
Code:
@daily /root/daily
/root/daily
Code:
#!/bin/bash
#Import Variables
source /root/config/variables
#Random Delay
/bin/sleep $((RANDOM$delayreboot))
#Run Daily
/root/start
 
Old 06-29-2015, 12:03 AM   #2
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Which distro and which version of cron?
 
Old 06-29-2015, 12:14 AM   #3
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I'm running raspbian, but I couldn't find a way to get the cron version..

cat /etc/*-release
Code:
PRETTY_NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux 7 (wheezy)"
NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux"
VERSION_ID="7"
VERSION="7 (wheezy)"
ID=raspbian
ID_LIKE=debian
ANSI_COLOR="1;31"
HOME_URL="http://www.raspbian.org/"
SUPPORT_URL="http://www.raspbian.org/RaspbianForums"
BUG_REPORT_URL="http://www.raspbian.org/RaspbianBugs"
 
Old 06-29-2015, 12:18 AM   #4
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cron --version?
 
Old 06-29-2015, 12:20 AM   #5
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No, not working. I've also googled it and tried to find other ways but nothing works. Cron is running though that's for sure.

cron --version
Code:
cron: invalid option -- '-'
usage: cron
 
Old 06-29-2015, 01:52 AM   #6
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Which image?
 
Old 06-29-2015, 02:35 AM   #7
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I am using the image that was released on 2015-02-16
Its the previous one from the current.
 
Old 06-29-2015, 10:05 AM   #8
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It's difficult to say since you haven't showed us what's in /root/config/variables or /root/start.

And what script output are you referring to? You don't have anything going to a log file in what you've shown.
 
Old 06-29-2015, 07:37 PM   #9
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n/m. Sorry.
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Old 06-29-2015, 10:29 PM   #10
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start
Code:
#!/bin/bash
/root/config/commands 2>&1 > /root/log/$HOSTNAME.log
commands
Code:
#!/bin/bash
#Set Variables
source /root/config/variables
#Download Media
/bin/echo "Sync $(/usr/bin/lftp ftp://$ftpuser:$ftppass@$ftphost -e "set ftp:ssl-allow no ; set net:reconnect-interval-base 5 ; set net:max-retries 2 ; mirror -e $remotemedia $localmedia ; quit")"
variables
Code:
#!/bin/bash
#Set Variables
export ftpuser="user_name_here"
export ftphost="ftp_host_here"
export ftppass="pass_here"
export remotemedia="/name/music"
export localmedia="/root/media"
 
Old 06-29-2015, 10:48 PM   #11
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My guess is it has to do with your nested double quotes in commands (not a terrific name for a script BTW). Does anything change if you switch the inside pair to single quotes?
 
Old 06-30-2015, 12:02 AM   #12
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this is the result

Code:
::::::::::::::
/root/log/Client38.log
::::::::::::::
Sync
when in fact after the word "Sync" there should be the results of the synchronization process.
 
Old 06-30-2015, 12:22 PM   #13
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anyone?
 
  


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