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Old 08-06-2013
How to append date and time stamp before the two extensions?


i have some file names. my file names are as follows:

i want to append date time stamp in the below manner.

check the two input file names, they differ in naming. the 1st file name has 2 underscores but the 2nd has only 1.
can anyone tell me how to do this??
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Old 08-06-2013
# 3  
Old 08-06-2013
ya i saw that thread. it was asked by me. but this time its little different from that. this time i want to add date and time stamp before the last two extension. any idea about this.

i am using the below code.
MOD_GKE_File=$(echo ${GKE_FILE%.*.*}_`date +%Y%m%d_%H%M%S%N`.${GKE_FILE##*.})

the above code gives the output as

it doesnot include the .txt extension
i want it as

# 4  
Old 08-06-2013
This could fit your needs:

cd in your working directory and:

mydate=`date +%Y%m%d_%k%M%S`
for myfile in `ls *.txt.xls`
  newname=`echo ${myfile} | sed "s/\./\_${mydate}\./" `
  mv ${myfile} ${newname}

test it in a development environment in order to get sure you are actully getting the intended results

see ya
# 5  
Old 08-06-2013

for f in *txt.xls; do s=${f#*.}; p=${f%.$suffix}; echo mv $f ${p}_$(date +%Y%m%d_%H%M%S%N).${s}; done

# 6  
Old 08-06-2013
User agn takes the approach I would, but FYI: but he has a coding error.

for f in *txt.xls; do suffix=${f#*.}; p=${f%.$suffix}; echo mv $f ${p}_$(date +%Y%m%d_%H%M%S%N).${s}; done

This code below does the same thing while completely parameterizing the suffix.

datestamp=$(date +%Y%m%d_%H%M%S%N)
ls -1 *$suffix | 
while read f; do
    echo mv \"$f\" \"${p}_${datestamp}${suffix}\"

To actually execute the code (the above just echos the commands), pipe the whole thing through sh.
# 7  
Old 08-07-2013
i accept your answers but its not always the ".txt.xls" extension. it can be other extensions also. say

someone suggested below code previously.
$ MOD_FILE_NAME="${FILE_NAME%.*}_$(date +%Y%m%d_%H%M%S%N).${FILE_NAME##*.}"

but this code inserts the date time just before the last extension. but my need is to insert it before the last two extension. can anyone modify the above code to fulfill my needs?

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