[Haskell-beginners] running shelly script from root's crontab

Emanuel Koczwara poczta at emanuelkoczwara.pl
Fri Jul 12 15:59:16 CEST 2013


Dnia 2013-07-12, pią o godzinie 14:39 +0100, Miguel Negrão pisze: 
> Hi
> I have a shelly script that runs fine from my user account which I would 
> to run every night. It needs to sudo to call some other processes so I 
> need to add it to the root's crontab (sudo crontab -e). Unfortunately 
> the script will fail to run because it can't find several modules, since 
> it's running from the root account. Is there a way to make this work 
> without having to install the packages globally (sudo cabal install 
> --globally) ? I just tried that and manage to completely ruin my haskell 
> installation, so I had to revert to previous backup.

  Try: 'su - user_name'

Best regards,

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