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Old 01-19-2007
How can i get the yesterday's date in YYYYMMDD format

How can i get the yesterday's date in YYYYMMDD format???
# 2  
Old 01-19-2007
echo "$(date +%y%m%d) - 1" | bc

is my suggestion, but is not working for the first of a month

I've found this thread
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Old 01-19-2007
Thanks funksen,
I got the solution.. i can use the following command


YESTERDAY=`TZ=aaa24 date +%Y%m%d`

and then echo the same
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Old 01-19-2007
If you can install the gnu version of date it would be as simple as
Code:
date --date 'yesterday' +%Y%m%d

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Old 01-19-2007
slight modification to funksen. it should be like below.

echo 2007`date +%m%d` - 1|bc

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