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Re: QUERY A PSQL DB USING CRONTAB

From: Oliver Elphick <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: sigridmeneses(at)gmail(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: QUERY A PSQL DB USING CRONTAB
Date: 2005-09-21 13:18:31
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On Wed, 2005-09-21 at 06:20 -0500, Sigrid Meneses wrote:
> ... when i add mi script to the crontab, it genrates a file with 0
> Kb , i dont know why can you help me? 
>  
> FECH=`/bin/date +%Y%m%d`
> #Se hace la busqueda en la base de datos
> cd /home/swuser/MDNIMSI
> psql oampwms_4_1_0_0 -c "select
> whlr_subscriber_profile.subscriber_id,whlr_mdn.m
> dn from whlr_subscriber_profile,whlr_mdn where whlr_mdn.id =
> whlr_subscriber_pro 
> file.mdn;" > pttsubs$FECH.txt
> 
...
>  
> -rw-rw-r--    1 swuser   swuser          0 Sep 16 00:30
> pttsubs050916.txt

You probably need to set PATH in the script to include where to find
psql, or else use the full path in the psql command.  Cron only has a
very restricted path set for it.

Oliver Elphick


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