On Mon, 21 Aug 2006, Russell Fulton wrote:

> Well this is weird!  I'm used to odd problems when you run programs from
> cron but these are almost invariably to do with file permissions or
> stuff in the environment variables not matching the command line
> environment.
>
> I'm using ruby  1.8.4 (2005-12-24) [i686-linux] on a RHE 3.0 system.
>
> The program runs fine from command line but gets nonsensical syntax
> errors when run from cron.
>
> Any idea where to look for the problem?
>
> Russell

probably you have two ruby installations and the wrong one is running your
script.

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