#!/bin/bash ifconfig > /home/myname/foo
* * * * * /home/myname/bin/script
...waits 1 minute...
@@ 11:35:51 [myname@comp - ~]$ ls foo -rw-r--r-- 1 myname myname 0 Jul 7 11:35 foo @@ 11:35:55 [myname@comp - ~]$
I can't figure out why foo would end up empty. Running the ifconfig command on the command line works exactly as you'd expect, dumping its output into a file just like normal. For reference, I'm running Ubuntu 8.04.