Unable to invoke mercurial client from crontab


 
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We have the Mercurial client installed on our linux machine.

Code:
[user@hostname ~]$ hg --version
Mercurial Distributed SCM (version 2.2.3)

When I try to invoke it using a cronjob, it fails with the message "command not found".

Code:
[user@hostname ~]$ crontab -l
# DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE - edit the master and reinstall.
# (/tmp/crontab.XXXXMNvhFO installed on Fri Nov 15 04:20:22 2013)
# (Cron version V5.0 -- $Id: crontab.c,v 1.12 2004/01/23 18:56:42 vixie Exp $)
21 04 * * * hg clone /hg_repo/to/be/cloned
[user@hostname ~]$
[user@hostname ~]$
You have new mail.
[user@hostname ~]$ tail -4 /var/mail/user
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2013 04:21:01 +0100 (CET)

/bin/sh: hg: command not found

[user@hostname ~]$

Has anyone ever faced such issues before? Or am I missing something?

OS/Shell details:
Code:
[user@hostname ~]$ uname -a
Linux hostname 2.6.32.23-0.3-default #1 SMP 2010-10-07 14:57:45 +0200 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
[user@hostname ~]$ echo $SHELL
/usr/bin/zsh
[user@hostname ~]$

Thanks in advance.
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How about using absolute path?
This User Gave Thanks to Yoda For This Post:
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Silly! Such a simple solution and I over-looked it! It works now. To you Yoda, thanks Smilie
 

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