Robin Becker wrote:
[ ... ]
before
##################
SHELL=/bin/sh
MAILTO=user

13 3 * * *      $HOME/bin/daily
19 * * * *      $HOME/bin/hourly


after
##################
SHELL=/bin/sh
MAILTO=user

13 3 * * *      /home/user/bin/daily
41 * * * *      /home/user/bin/hourly


and at 41 past the hour the hourly job came back.

Is it the HOME variable or the act of rewriting? User did have home defined in /etc/passwd.

I suspect that $HOME isn't being defined as one might expect-- cron provides a very minimal shell environment for scripts it runs.

--
-Chuck
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