command isn't working in crontab
On Sat, Sep 29, 2012 at 01:35:04AM +0200, Tomas Hulata wrote:
> Hello, below command works in command line but not as a cronjob can
> someone explain me why?
> 23 58 * * * root cd /some_path/;mkdir "CAM1-$(date +%d.%m.%Y)";mv
> ./CAM1/*.* ./"CAM1-$(date +%d.%m.%Y)"/;mkdir "CAM2-$(date +%d.%m.%Y)";mv
> ./CAM2/*.* ./"CAM2-$(date +%d.%m.%Y)"/
> I want to move files from /some_path/CAM1 directory to directory called
> CAM1-'today date' and the same for /some_path/CAM2 directory
Dealing with 'crontab', I used the following time/date sequence:
minutes hours day-of-month month day-of-week
In your example, you started with hours, followed by minutes.
I hope, my sequence indicated above might work for you.
(Have a nice cron)
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