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Re: user cron jobs

On Tue, 1 Feb 2000 hawk@hawkins.cba.uni.edu wrote:

> 0,10,20,30,40,50 * * * * ch1quiz /usr/local/bin/updatehw 2>>& $HOME/tmp.quizlog
> in /etc/crontab, and every ten minutes user ch1quiz will run 
> /usr/local/bin/updatehw with the output and errors appended to 
> tmp.quizlog in its home directory.  But nothing seems to happen.  What 

You're only appending errors.  To get both, do:
/foo/updatehw &> outputfile

Also, you can't use the $HOME variable in cron.  Use the full pathname.
Your program is probably running, but the output is getting lost.

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