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Old 07-20-2006
Cron job

Hi All ,

We have few scripts which uses common environment/path setting variables.
Now instead of putting classpath , framework,java_home ..... etc. in all the script, can we make a file with all common settings which can be envoked by the scripts while running. If yes , say setting file is setEnv.sh, how will we envoke it in script, so that it automatically sets all the env/path.

Thanks in advance for your suggestion.

Regards

Pankaj
# 2  
Old 07-20-2006
You can do what you want. Let's say one of those scripts you have is "myscript.sh" and, as you said, your env is in "setEnv.sh".
Then, add to "myscript.sh" a line like this:
Code:
. /path/to/setEnv.sh

You only have to do the same in every script you need to.

Remember that you have to export the variables in "setEnv.sh" just for this to work.

Regards.
# 3  
Old 07-20-2006
Hi Grial

Thanks for your suggestion. Following mail we recieve when I do so

*-*************************************************

Your "cron" job on mfrkuxwbd01
/opt/bea/wls61/config/dev05/batch_automation/batchPolicy/startBatchPolicy.sh > /opt/bea/wls61/config/dev05/batch_automation/batchPolicy/logs/batchPolicy.log

produced the following output:

/opt/bea/wls61/config/dev05/batch_automation/batchPolicy/startBatchPolicy.sh[6]: ./opt/bea/wls61/config/dev05/batch_automation/batch_settings.sh: not found

****************************************************

I am calling setEnv.sh ( here in this case its name is batch_settings.sh ) in my script as follows

. ./opt/bea/wls61/config/dev05/batch_automation/batch_settings.sh.

Regards
Pankaj
# 4  
Old 07-20-2006
Yes, you have put
Code:
. ./opt/bea/wls61/config/dev05/batch_automation/batch_settings.sh.

And should be:
Code:
. /opt/bea/wls61/config/dev05/batch_automation/batch_settings.sh.

Without the ".", as an absolute path.
Another solution would be using a relative path.
For example, if startBatchPolicy.sh is in /path/to
And batch_settings.sh is also there, that is, both on the same directory, The line should go:
Code:
. ./batch_settings.sh

Regards.
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