fcrontab and script command nonexecution

Evan Dower evantd at hotmail.com
Mon Aug 11 22:09:52 PDT 2003

I wrote a script to do a -current build (and it works from the command 
line), but when I put it in my fcrontab, the calls to script don't seem to 
call their command argument. Any input would be greatly appreciated. A 
simplified scenario follows. Also please let me know if anyone else gets 
these symptoms with this setup.
Evan Dower
Undergraduate, Computer Science
University of Washington

fcrontab contains:
#minute hour    mday    month   wday    who     command
&mail(1)	*	*	*	*	*		/home/evantd/testscript

/home/evantd/testscript contains:
script /home/evantd/testscriptresult.txt echo "testscript run successfully"

the mail I receive and /home/evantd/testscriptresult.txt both contain:
Script started on Fri Aug  8 20:48:00 2003

Script done on Fri Aug  8 20:48:00 2003

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