How can I make a program automatically run once per day?
rosuav at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 14:35:11 CEST 2011
On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 10:27 PM, Dave Angel <davea at ieee.org> wrote:
> As Chris pointed out, you probably aren't getting the script's directory
> right. After all, how can the scheduler guess where you put it? The
> obvious answer is to use a full path for the script's filename. Another
> alternative is to fill in the current directory in the appropriate field of
> the scheduler's entry.
I would prefer setting the current directory, as that allows the
script to find any data files it needs, but either works.
> I find it useful to only add batch files to the scheduler. Those batch
> files can do any setup and cleanup necessary. In this case, the batch file
> might simply set the current directory to the location of the script.
And that is an excellent idea. Definitely recommended.
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