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Old 12-17-2007
cron job from specific folder

i'd like to be able to run a cron job from a specific folder

/var/www/html

a php script which imports rss feeds

i created a simple shell script

cd /var/www/html
php -q import.php

webmin says it executed correctly, but when i check the site, nothing has happened

what am i doing wrong?
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Old 12-17-2007
(a) make sure you have "#!/bin/sh" or whatever at the top

(b) test it from a normal login

(c) 99% of problems with cron jobs are environment not being set up
 

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