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I have a simple shell script that calls a pearl script and redirects its output to a text file. When I run this from shell it exceutes, but when I do this from crontab, it does not.

/user/scripts/abc.pl > /log/scripts/myfile.log .
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would you please show entry of script in crontab file? –  K.K Patel Jul 30 '13 at 2:40
0,5,10,15,20,25,30,35,40,45,50,55 **** /user/script/myscript.sh –  user179643 Jul 30 '13 at 2:41
@K.KPatel but i have other enteries like this and they work without any issue. Also i checked the cron log and it exits with return code1, so it does gets executed. my file.log is getting generated everytime but it is blank –  user179643 Jul 30 '13 at 2:46
did you get output when you run script? –  K.K Patel Jul 30 '13 at 2:49
when i run the script manually i got the desired output –  user179643 Jul 30 '13 at 2:50

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