[postgis-users] Cron / shp2psql

chris brisendine ki4gyw at gmail.com
Sun Jun 1 16:11:21 PDT 2008

my mail log is giving me this"
postgres does not know where to find the server configuration file.
You must specify the --config-file or -D invocation option or set the
PGDATA environment variable.
how would i add the path or the variable.

On Sun, Jun 1, 2008 at 5:53 PM, Gregory Williamson
<Gregory.Williamson at digitalglobe.com> wrote:
> In the cron job you may not have the environment (in particular PATH) set;
> try adding an explicit paths to all file and executable references. ?
> HTH,
> Greg Williamson
> Senior DBA
> DigitalGlobe
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: postgis-users-bounces at postgis.refractions.net on behalf of Dan
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> To: PostGIS Users Discussion
> Subject: Re: [postgis-users] Cron / shp2psql
> On this note, I thought I had fixed my problem but it doesn't work
> either.  I can even run it as a bat but I can't call the bat in visual
> basic or just run the command that is in the bat file.
> chris brisendine wrote:
>> I have cron running a shell script "
>> shp2pgsql -d -s 4326 /home/storm/ww/TOR.shp torpoly wxsvr>torpoly.sql
>> sleep 7
>> shp2pgsql -d -s 4326 /home/storm/ww/SVR.shp svrpoly wxsvr| psql -d  wxsvr
>> echo `date`>updated.txt
>> "
>> When i run this from the command line it works flawless but when cron
>> runs it it dosent update my nwswarnings! Any idea's?
>> I know the new warnings are being downloaded and the the script is
>> running cause it writes to the updated.txt file when it runs.
>> I have tryed it two different ways but no luck...
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Chris Brisendine
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