Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc/bin/ksh
To: Joerg Klemenz <>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/01/2002 14:21:13
[ On Tuesday, October 1, 2002 at 17:28:55 (+0000), Joerg Klemenz wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc/bin/ksh
> It's a neverending source of confusion that scripts work when called
> from a shell, but fail from cron et al. Users simply don't understand
> that.

Such users need clue-by-4ing.  That's too lame an excuse.  Tell them to
RTFM as you stuff the printed copy into their faces and leave them with
their self-made problems.  If they can't figure out how to set $ENV from
cron then they simply get what they deserve.

> It would be nice to have a default way to "enforce" the setting of
> PATH, PRINTER, whatever.

"man login.conf"

								Greg A. Woods

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