Python does not get environment variable when using cron.

Edwin.Madari at Edwin.Madari at
Mon Aug 18 14:27:35 CEST 2008

source in or execute .profile (or .bash_profile which ever is applicable to you) as a first thing in the cron to get environment variables.

hope that helps.

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I'm not sure about the environment variable, but os.uname() should
give you what you need otherwise.

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