Alex Barylo on Wed, 18 Apr 2001 16:10:09 -0400

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Re: [PLUG] crontab entry not working

--- Rupert Heesom <> wrote:
> I'm trying to create a crontab entry which would create
> a file with the
> current day's date as the file name.   To test the cron
> entry, I put
> together the following cron line.  The error I get
> mailed to me, are the
> 2 lines below.   Evidently cron doesn't like the "%" I
> have in the
> command.    Is this normal?

Yes, it is. For cron it means that the next line is a
continuation of the current one. If I'm not mistaken. Put
%% to get %


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