DCOP calls and cron

Donn donn.ingle at gmail.com
Sun Feb 18 16:36:22 UTC 2007


> From cron:
> PWD:     /home/tol/Doonesbury
> REMOTE:  http://images.ucomics.com/comics/db/2007/db070218.gif
> LOCAL:   /home/tol/Doonesbury/db070218.gif
> HOME:    /home/tol
> DISPLAY: :0.0
> WHOAMI:  tol

> From cli:
> PWD:     /home/tol/Doonesbury
> REMOTE:  http://images.ucomics.com/comics/db/2007/db070218.gif
> LOCAL:   /home/tol/Doonesbury/db070218.gif
> HOME:    /home/tol
> DISPLAY: :0
> WHOAMI:  tol

General questions :

Isn't that .0 something to do with a second display? What gives?

Also, if cron runs as root (as Tez suggests) then why is $HOME not 
showing /root ? I'm guessing it's due to sudo stuff ...

/d




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