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Re: crontab in Cygwin+Win98?
- To: "Paul Y. Peng" <ypeng at math dot mun dot ca>, gp at familiehaase dot de
- Subject: Re: crontab in Cygwin+Win98?
- From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall at rfk dot com>
- Date: Thu, 05 Jul 2001 17:35:53 -0400
- Cc: cygwin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- References: <3B44EC25.29015.4E98A19@localhost>
Hm. Have you looked at usr/doc/Cygwin/cron.README? I think this will
help answer the questions and clarify the mysteries of cron on 9x.
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At 05:19 PM 7/5/2001, Paul Y. Peng wrote:
>It doesn't work for me. I got the same error message. Following
>is what I did and what I got.
>First, I run cron in a cygwin bash shell window
> $ cron
> $ cron -D
>It is OK. Then I test it by issuing
> $ crontab -l
>What I get is an error message in the cygwin window:
> BASH: /usr/local/bin/crontab: Permission denied
>and a message in a small window:
> Error Starting Program
> The CRONTAB.EXE file is
> linked to missing export NETAPI32.DLL: NetUserChangePassword.
>I don't understand this message and have no clue how to deal with it.
>Is there anything wrong in my use of cron/crontab or it should not be
>used with win98 at all? Any hints?
>"Gerrit P. Haase" wrote:
> > Paul Y. Peng schrieb am 2001-07-05, 17:16:
> > > Dear Cygwin gurus,
> > >
> > > I just wonder whether any of you has successfully run cron/crontab in
> > > Cygwin + win98. I checked the documents and archives of this list and
> > > only found descriptions and discussions of them in WinNT/2K. If they
> > > don't work in Win98, is there any equivalent program which can do a
> > > job on a scheduled basis in Win98? I know Win98 has a task scheduler,
> > > but I really like crontab in a Unix system. Any hints are highly
> > > appreciated.
> > You can try to run cron with non forking mode (i hope so).
> > $ cron -D
> > gph
> > --
> > =^..^=
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