I'm trying to install crontab on an AMI image using the shell provisioner 
like this:
  "type": "shell",
  "skip_clean": true,
  "inline": [
    "some commands above and here and then..",
    "(crontab -l 2> /dev/null; echo '0 03 * * * 
/home/ec2-user/cron/some-script.sh') | crontab -"
SSH username in the builder is set to *ec2-user*. The problem is that when 
I create an instance from the image and log in I cannot see any cron 
installed by checking with *crontab -l*. However when I keep the script on 
the image by setting *skip_clean* to *true* and execute the script again 
manually (as ec2-user) then the cron entry is set up. That seems strange to 
me, because all other commands in the inline sections execute just fine. 
Any thoughts please?



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