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Old 09-26-2006
crontab NOT working

Hi,

I have put the following entry in crontab and it is NOT working

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1 * * * * [ `date +%d` -eq `echo \`cal\` | awk '{print $NF-4}'` ] && /mybin/myjob.sh
As today is Sep 26th, Iam using NF-4 to test.

Thanks

Last edited by baanprog; 09-26-2006 at 05:18 AM..
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Old 09-26-2006
[edit] I shouldn't post when it's this early in the morning. OK. I see what you're code is doing now. What are the permissions on the script file?

Last edited by Corona688; 09-26-2006 at 11:54 AM..
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Old 09-26-2006
this works for me:
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[ $(date +%d) -eq $(echo `cal` | awk '{ print $NF-4 }') ] && <cmd goes here>

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