DCOP calls and cron

Thomas Olsen tanghus at gmail.com
Sun Feb 18 16:39:59 UTC 2007


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On Sun 18 February 2007 17:36, Donn wrote:
> > 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 ...

Two good questions :-)

I'll try with the --all-users switch first, then Tez's suggestion.

- -- 
Med venlig hilsen / Best regards
	Thomas Olsen


Doubt isn't the opposite of faith; it is an element of faith. -- Paul Tillich, 
German theologian.
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