"at" command and mail

Adam Vande More amvandemore at gmail.com
Sat Sep 3 18:15:32 UTC 2011

On Sat, Sep 3, 2011 at 1:06 PM, Brett Glass <brett at lariat.net> wrote:

> If you redirect the output from the command to /dev/null or other file, you
> shouldn't recieve an email unless you've also specified -m.
> True. But that's awkward, and if you have a job that runs more than once,
> it'd be convenient to be able to keep the output from each run.

That's easy, just put a timestamp in the filename:

echo foo > `date +\%Y\%m\%d`.txt

Adam Vande More

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