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# 8  
Old 10-06-2009
I've proved with other file named file.conf, and either doesn't works, maybe the extension of the file? or that it contains? or what?

I need the structure of this program, because it contains my configuration needed.

Thanks!
# 9  
Old 10-06-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by claw82
Code:
#!/bin/sh
echo "prueba">>/home/jcontreras/Desktop/prueba.txt

awk -f /home/jcontreras/Desktop/lee_conf.awk</home/jcontreras/Desktop/file2.conf

What I mean is that you write to one file (indicated green), while reading from a completely different (indicated red). Is this intentional, a typo, or did you forget to change one of those when pasting here?
# 10  
Old 10-06-2009
It's intentional, for check that the cron task it runs every minute, green command works, but red command not.
# 11  
Old 10-06-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by claw82
It's intentional, for check that the cron task it runs every minute, green command works, but red command not.
what does it mean for the 'red' command 'not to work'?
What happens?
What's supposed to happen?
care to share the content of '
/home/jcontreras/Desktop/lee_conf.awk'?
# 12  
Old 10-06-2009
I know the red command doesn't works because in the awk script i execute another shell script and i this script i write a line like
Code:
echo "hello" >> hello.txt

but this hello.txt not contains new lines of "hello"
# 13  
Old 10-08-2009
My environment variables are:
SHELL:/bin/sh
PATH:/usr/sbin:/bin

Is this the problem?

---------- Post updated 08-10-09 at 05:22 PM ---------- Previous update was 07-10-09 at 07:11 PM ----------

I found the problem, I sent my crontab task to a log, and one shell script that it executes doesn't have the complete path.

Thanks!
 

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