Getting messages "failed to stat" only in cron execution
jjge at xs4all.nl
Wed May 30 23:00:04 MDT 2012
On Tuesday 08 May 2012 11:45:05 joop g wrote:
> On Sunday 06 May 2012 09:48:27 joop g wrote:
> > On Saturday 05 May 2012 17:46:25 Wayne Davison wrote:
> > > On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 10:17 AM, joop g <jjge at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> > > > **
> > > >
> > > > Invalid or incomplete multibyte or wide character (84)
> > >
> > > That looks like an OS error. Are you using a file system that rejects
> > > invalid character sequences (OS X systems usually have this)? Check
> > > your environment variables for differences relating to character sets
> > > and rsync's iconv option (such as RSYNC_ICONV).
> > >
> > > ..wayne..
> > It is somewhat complicated. My server runs Linux, and the file system is
> > e2fs, which is disclosed to the Windows workstations by Samba.
> > However, the backup is entirely done in Linux.
> > I have noticed one difference in environment variables: if I run locale
> > in the cron job, I get all language variables set to "POSIX", and if I
> > run it from a shell (when it works without messages) all variables are
> > "en_US". However, when I paste the output from locale under the shell
> > into the batch file, I still get those messages!
> Well, I have now done the following: from the command shell 'export', and I
> have pasted the complete output into the command file. The messages are
> gone. Now I will remove some of the lines, and find out which one makes
> the difference
And the winner is:
declare -x LANG="en_US"
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