"Selecting the file of latest Date"

Post #302643363 by KAREENA18 on Saturday 19th of May 2012 08:18:08 AM

Error Selecting the file of latest Date

Hi Folks,
I have one query that there is a folder in which daily several logs files are getting created , I reached to that location through putty but what I observer that 10 files of different date are been created with same name , what I need to see is the latest file ...let say the location is

cd /var/logs

at this location I see ten different files of different date with same name say abc.log , I want to see the abc.log file of the latest date before opening it in Vi , please advise me the command that will filter out the latest abc.log file of latest date, so That I can open the latest file through Vi editor
 
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lrange(n)						       Tcl Built-In Commands							 lrange(n)

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NAME
lrange - Return one or more adjacent elements from a list SYNOPSIS
lrange list first last _________________________________________________________________ DESCRIPTION
List must be a valid Tcl list. This command will return a new list consisting of elements first through last, inclusive. The index values | first and last are interpreted the same as index values for the command string index, supporting simple index arithmetic and indices rela- | tive to the end of the list. If first is less than zero, it is treated as if it were zero. If last is greater than or equal to the number of elements in the list, then it is treated as if it were end. If first is greater than last then an empty string is returned. Note: "lrange list first first" does not always produce the same result as "lindex list first" (although it often does for simple fields that are not enclosed in braces); it does, however, produce exactly the same results as "list [lindex list first]" EXAMPLES
Selecting the first two elements: % lrange {a b c d e} 0 1 a b Selecting the last three elements: % lrange {a b c d e} end-2 end c d e Selecting everything except the first and last element: % lrange {a b c d e} 1 end-1 b c d Selecting a single element with lrange is not the same as doing so with lindex: % set var {some {elements to} select} some {elements to} select % lindex $var 1 elements to % lrange $var 1 1 {elements to} SEE ALSO
list(n), lappend(n), lindex(n), linsert(n), llength(n), lsearch(n), lset(n), lreplace(n), lsort(n), string(n) | KEYWORDS
element, list, range, sublist Tcl 7.4 lrange(n)

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