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Old 09-24-2009
Question on reading dates in folders/files

Hi All,

I have some folder that are named "FOLDERYYYYMM". I'm trying to piece together a .sh script that will look for the folder with the date. How can I get shell to see the date?
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Old 09-24-2009
If you know the date, can't you just use find to get it?
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Old 09-25-2009
Hi!

Related with date command.
How can I create a file with yesterday's date?
I'm using the format: date "+%Y%m%d". I subtract 1 day, but it's useless when the month changes.

Thanks!!!
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Old 09-25-2009
Code:
date --date="yesterday" +%Y%m%d

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