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# 1  
Old 06-27-2011
How to manipulate date format?

Hi,

I need to convert the below string in 'yyyymmdd' format.

e.g.,

24 June 2011 -> 20110624

Please help !!
# 2  
Old 06-27-2011
GNU date:
Code:
% date -d'24 June 2011' +%Y%m%d
20110624

# 3  
Old 06-27-2011
in my machine , date -d option is not available

use the below line to convert and it applies for other months also.

echo "24 June 2011" | awk ' { if ( $2~/June/ ) { print $3"06"$1 } } '
# 4  
Old 06-27-2011
this command will work for any date and any month

Code:
 
bash-3.00$ echo "24 June 2011" | nawk ' { months="  JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec";date=$1;month=index(months,substr($2,1,3))/3;year=$3; printf("%s%02s%02s\n",year,month,date)}'
20110624

bash-3.00$ echo "10 June 2011" | nawk ' { months="  JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec";date=$1;month=index(months,substr($2,1,3))/3;year=$3; printf("%s%02s%02s\n",year,month,date)}'
20110610

bash-3.00$ echo "1 November 2011" | nawk ' { months="  JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec";date=$1;month=index(months,substr($2,1,3))/3;year=$3; printf("%
s%02s%02s\n",year,month,date)}'
20111101

# 5  
Old 06-27-2011
A good throw kamaraj.. Really good ..
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