On Sat, Mar 22, 2003 at 05:55:03AM +0900, Joel VanderWerf wrote:
> Mark Probert wrote:
> 
> >  0,15,30,45 * * * * /opt/home/mark/bin/vtx1 > ~/tmp/cron.out 2>&1
> 
> I've had trouble using ~ in crontab, so I use $HOME, which seems to 
> work. (Solaris 7, anyway.)

Yeah, Solaris' /bin/sh doesn't even grok ~.

Have you tried truss'ing cron and its children right before the job is
supposed to run? Something like:

    $ truss -o /tmp/cron.trace -vall -f -p <cron pid>

Then check /tmp/cron.trace after the job has ran. I know, it's a sledgehammer
approach...

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