P.S. This is for a script that runs 24/7 capturing a live stream though,
might not exactly suit your needs.

On Sat, Jun 2, 2012 at 11:10 PM, Dwayne Henderson <
its.code.in.here / gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey!
>
> Just been trying to figure out the same thing. This is what I came up with:
>
> */10 * * * * lockf -t 0 /home/anonymous/.myscript.rb.lock
> /usr/local/bin/screen -d -m -S myscript
> /home/anonymous/.rvm/rubies/ruby-1.9.3-p0/bin/ruby
> /home/anonymous/myscript.rb
>
> Uses lockf to make sure the script isn't already running.
>
> --Dwayne
>
> On Sat, Jun 2, 2012 at 10:03 PM, Florian Gilcher <flo / andersground.net>wrote:
>
>>
>> On Jun 2, 2012, at 9:35 PM, Arun Tomar wrote:
>>
>>  On 06/03/2012 12:57 AM, Wybo Dekker wrote:
>>
>> I have, for the first time, installed ruby using rvm.
>> I run my backups via crontab, calling a bash script that runs a ruby
>> script. However, that script now tell me that it doesn't know about ruby.
>> So I entered two lines in the bash script:
>>
>>   RVM=/usr/local/rvm/scripts/rvm
>>   test -e $RVM && source $RVM
>>
>> and it runs OK; but it seems to me that this is not the way it should be
>> done. Is it?
>>
>>
>>
>> Cron runs as sh shell. it doesn't read bashrc or profile.d files like
>> rvm.sh. so it will not know where to find ruby that's installed in rvm.
>>
>> for one of our project this is how we've been running things:
>>
>> Note : We recommend to add cron job for checking the available network connections. Add following into the crontab :
>>     */5 * * * * bash -c 'source /etc/profile.d/rvm.sh && /usr/bin/env ruby /usr/local/rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.3-p125/bin/ispunity monitor'
>>
>>
>> also have a look at this
>>
>> https://rvm.io/integration/cron/
>>
>>
>> Newer RVMs also have a script called `rvm_shell`.
>>
>>   $RVM_INSTALL_LOCATION/bin/rvm_shell 1.9.3 -c 'ispunity monitor'
>>
>> (or similar) should work.
>>
>> If you have a system level RVM, it should be rather easy.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Florian
>>
>
>