output of a shell script to flat file

May 24, 2010 at 14:50:35
Specs: Linux
I have a shell script that outputs it to a flat file. it runs from a crontab. I have another script that cats this file. I am seeing that when the first script runs, output of the file is overwritten by 0 while the script runs. How can I make sure to not write anything until the first script completes 100%.

The script is like this:

get -q -O $DATADIR/1965.dat http://127.0.0.1/get_interface_data...


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May 26, 2010 at 14:36:46
PM Nails for the answer. He and a few others love scripts. I think mechanix2go also is scripter.

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