That's right boys & girls, its quiz time. Get out your brains and prepare to use them.
The file below is a standard cronjob file, hiding in /etc/cron.d. Can anyone point out to me what the bug is? Assume that some_script exists and produces output. And yes there is a bug in there. I promise.
55 14 * * * root sleep $(($RANDOM % 60)); logger -p local3.info "some script"; OUT=`/opt/sbin/some_script 2>&1` ; logger -p local3.info $OUT;
Unless someone posts a comment with the correct answer( and earns themselves a virtual beer), I will share the answer next week.