Can't get this crontab entry to work
12 8 * * * tar -cf /lin2/backup_deb_`date +%m%d%y` /home /etc /var/www
I keep getting the following error message in my mailbox from cron:
/bin/sh: -c: line 1: unexpected EOF while looking for matching ``'
/bin/sh: -c: line 2: syntax error: unexpected end of file
What am I doing wrong?
I was able to run the cron job without the time stamp, but now I really
would like to add it and I don't seem to be having much luck. I think
its the backtics that are giving me the problem.