On Sun, Sep 07, 2003 at 10:44:18PM -0400, Jason Lieurance wrote:

> Thank you for the response. Does the date part (Date=`date +"%Y-%m-%d"`) go as part
> of the cron job? Thanks again.

% characters are special in crontabs -- you need to escape them using
a backslash:

  0 0 * * *  mail -s log [EMAIL PROTECTED] < /var/log/`date +"\%Y-\%m-\%d"`-error_log



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