Running a Python script from crontab

Astley Le Jasper Astley.lejasper at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 19:33:57 CET 2008


On 3 Dec, 16:41, Philip Semanchuk <phi... at semanchuk.com> wrote:
> On Dec 3, 2008, at 10:29 AM, Astley Le Jasper wrote:
>
> > I've included a switch to include or exclude theloggingto console.
> > Whenloggingonly to file, the script runs fine.
>
> > Of course, I still don't understand whyduallogging, and specifically
> > to the console, causes a problem and if anyone has any comments about
> > thedualoutputloggingcode above then I'd still be happy to hear
> > about it.
>
> Trying to write non-ASCII characters perchance?

Errmmm ... that's kind of spoookey. I using UTF-8 encoding as I have a
lot of European language characters. But would that cause a problem
when running from crontab but not in the terminal?

Go on then ... spill the beans.



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