Re: Crontab Problem
On Thu, Dec 07, 2006 at 10:34:06PM -0500, Grok Mogger wrote:
> I tried doing something like this in the system wide crontab
> (/etc/crontab) and I was disappointed to find that it didn't
> work. It seems like the job just never ran at all. Can anyone
> tell me what might have happened?
> (This is of course supposed to be on one line)
> 00 22 * * * root nice /some/place/myscript.sh 1>
> /other/place/logs/`date +%F`.output 2> /other/place/logs/`date
The % sign has a special meaning in crontabs. Change it to \%.
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