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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, how will we envoke it in script, so that it automatically sets all the env/path.

Thanks in advance for your suggestion.


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

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

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

# 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/ > /opt/bea/wls61/config/dev05/batch_automation/batchPolicy/logs/batchPolicy.log

produced the following output:

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


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

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

# 4  
Old 07-20-2006
Yes, you have put
. ./opt/bea/wls61/config/dev05/batch_automation/

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

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

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