How to insert date in a statement?

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Old 07-09-2011
Based on Solaris & yesterday date? /dev/random
TZ=GMT-24 date +%Y%m%d

# 9  
Old 07-09-2011
Using ksh93 builtin.

# tomorrow
# arg format 2011-01-01
# default is today
timestamp=$(printf "%(%Y-%m-%d+%H:%M:%S)T" now)
# arg is some day value
[ "$1" != "" ] && timestamp=$(printf "%(%Y-%m-%d+%H:%M:%S)T" "$1+00:00:00")
timeint=$(printf "%(%#)T" "$timestamp")
((tomorrow=timeint + daysec))
printf "tomorrow %(%Y%m%d)T \n" "#$tomorrow"


tomorrow 2011-01-01

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