[nycphp-talk] [ot] mysqldump cron problem
cweyl at alumni.drew.edu
Sun Feb 19 14:49:25 EST 2006
On 2/19/06, Hans Kaspersetz <lamolist at cyberxdesigns.com> wrote:
> I created a bash script that is supposed to dump one of my databases.
> When I run the bash script from the cli it dumps no problem. When I
> call the script from cron, I get an empty file in the destination
> directory. Anyone have any ideas?
I did something like this myself. If I remember correctly, I also ran
into this problem until I defined my $HOME dir, as scripts executed
via cron do not have the full user initialization that you get when
you actually log into a *nix box.
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