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capturing a file to store in a variable

I have a file in a windows directory the file is delivery to us like this
07210900 is the current date.
If I want to store that file in a variable UpLoadFileName and
rename, so I can Ftp later to a UNIX directory, I am doing this, is this correct?

CDRemoteDir='cd alumni\xxxx\xxx\0910\FTP'
UpLoadFileName=`date "+%m%d%y"00.dat`;
NewName= "eluppdtop.dat" ;

Thank you

Last edited by rechever; 07-21-2009 at 05:50 PM.. Reason: fixed code tag

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ENVSTORE(1)						    BSD General Commands Manual 					       ENVSTORE(1)

envstore -- save and restore environment variables SYNOPSIS
envstore command [args ...] DESCRIPTION
envstore can save and restore environment variables, thus transferring them between different shells. command must be one of clear Forget all stored variables eval Produce shell code for evaluation, restoring all saved variables list List saved variables in better readable format save variable [value] Save variable either with its current shell value or with value rm variable Remove variable from store Note: Only the first character of command is checked, so envstore e instead of envstore eval, envstore c for envstore clear, etc., are also valid. ENVIRONMENT
ENVSTORE_FILE The file in which the environment parameters are stored, /tmp/envstore-EUID by default, LIMITATIONS
Variable names or values must not contain null bytes or newlines. Due to limitations imposed by most shells, it is not possible to save parameters containing more than one consecutive whitespace. envstore will save and display them correctly, but unless you do IFS trickery, your shell will not be able to load them. The current maximum length (in bytes) is 255 bytes for the variable name and 1023 bytes for its content. AUTHOR
envstore was written by Daniel Friesel <>. Original idea and script by Maximilian Gass <>. SEE ALSO
envify(1) BSD
December 1, 2009 BSD

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