[mythtv-users] Anyone using in crontab?

nospam312 nospam312 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 01:25:39 UTC 2007

> I'm pretty sure this is a path problem - in the first example you're
> using the system command so it'll inherit the path from the calling
> process (the perl script, which in turn inherits it from cron, which
> usually has a minimal path), and in the second example you're using
> backticks which will spawn a new shell process, picking up the usual
> profile & bashrc settings.  Try specifying the full path to mplayer in
> the system command.

Adding the full path did not help.  I also tried converting the system
line to a backtick and it worked in the shell but as soon as I use
cron it failed also.  Any other ideas?  TIA

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