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 Cheers, Matthew -- Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 26 The Paddocks Savill Way PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Marlow Tel: +44 1628 476614 Bucks., SL7 1TH UK
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