cron(tab) with date in filename


 
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Old 02-02-2010
Data cron(tab) with date in filename

I wan't to get a file every hour. Last week there was a crash and now i wan't to backup the most important file.

so far i have:

Code:
#!/bin/sh
#
date=$(date+"%F")
filename = "/mnt/backup/$date.txt"
wget http://www.__-=-__.nl/alles/backup.txt -O $filename

As you may understand this isn't working. Could you give me a hand?

Last edited by pludi; 02-02-2010 at 04:37 PM.. Reason: code tags, please...
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Old 02-02-2010
I should not use date as a variable name... anyway remove the spaces around the "=" and place braces around the variable like this:

Code:
filename="/mnt/backup/${date}.txt"

On this line there should be a space after the date command:

Code:
date=$(date +"%F")

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