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Old 09-16-2009
\r in bash script

I'm having some problem with a bash script. Actually what I want to do is compress different files with some mask that includes the date.

Here's my script
#korn
date=`date '+%Y%m%d'`
echo $date
path="tar -cf /cdr_files/cdr_backups/${date}_ADJT.tar"
echo $path

What I want as an output is: tar -cf /cdr_files/cdr_backups/20090916_ADJT.tar and I'm getting something different.
Here's the output that I'm getting excecuting the bash -x

++ date +%Y%m%d
+ date=$'20090916\r'
+ echo $'20090916\r\r'
20090916
'ADJT.tarar -cf /cdr_files/cdr_backups/20090916
+ echo tar -cf $'/cdr_files/cdr_backups/20090916\r_ADJT.tar\r\r'
_ADJT.tarcdr_files/cdr_backups/20090916

Are the \r the problems? How can I remove them?

Thanks in advanced
# 2  
Old 09-16-2009
\r is a carriage return ASCII 13

What envrionment are you running this in? cygwin?
# 3  
Old 09-16-2009
I don't know the exact environment as I'm just connecting through a terminal. But I think OS is Solaris 10.
# 4  
Old 03-01-2010
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