[thelist] mysqldump and crontab

Ronald Nissley rnissley at gmail.com
Fri Mar 16 13:34:33 CDT 2007

The following seems to work well on Fedora (FC 6):

Using crontab -e, set the SHELL variable at the top of your script


and escape + and % in your date commands.

For example, the date commands in my crontab now look like: `date



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