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Andrew

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Hey, all --

 

I want to run a simple cron job (it will check a POP account every 30 minutes for blog updates). The script is a Perl file, pop2blog.pl. I put it in my /public_html/cgi-bin directory and try to set up a cron job, but I get this error:

 

/bin/sh: /cgi-bin/pop2blog.pl: No such file or directory

 

The command I give Cron Manager to run is

/cgi-bin/pop2blog.pl

 

I tried /home/akantor/public_html/cgi-bin/pop2blog.pl -- no luck.

 

What's the proper place for the Perl script and what's the proper command line for the Cron manager? Thanks for your help!

 

Andrew

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As a follow up:

 

I tried moving the pop2blog.pl file to /home/akantor/pop2blog.pl but got the error

 

/bin/sh: /home/akantor/pop2blog.pl: /usr/local/bin/perl: bad interpreter: Permission denied

 

Any ideas? Help!

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Getting better, but not quite. Looked like a permissions problem, but now I get:

 

Can't locate Mail/Box/Manager.pm in @INC (@INC contains: /usr/lib/perl5/5.6.1/i686-linux /usr/lib/perl5/5.6.1 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.6.1/i686-linux /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.6.1 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.6.0 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl .) at /home/akantor/pop2blog.pl line 18. BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /home/akantor/pop2blog.pl line 18.

 

 

I feel like I'm so close to this! Help!

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