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Java Convert to Integer

Hi fellows!!

i'm doing something which is not working out for me properly which i don't understand why

Code:
nowdate=`date +%s`
echo $nowdate

Quote:
Output
1319285015
now the problem how to convert a date which is stored in a variable

Code:
mydate="22/Oct/2011"
mydate=`date -d '$mydate' +%s`

it gives error "invalid date"

Regards

Ewa
# 2  
Code:
mydate="22/Oct/2011"
mydate=`date -d "$mydate" +%s`

# 3  
Hi Vgersh99 !

Code:
mydate="22/Oct/2011"
mydate=`date -d "$mydate" +%s`

Output

Quote:
date: invalid date `01/Jan/2003'
# 4  
Replace the slashes with spaces.

Code:
mydate="22/Oct/2011"
mydate_converted=`echo "$mydate" | sed 's/\// /g'`
mydate=`date -d "$mydate_converted" +%s`


Last edited by MacMonster; 10-22-2011 at 01:49 PM.. Reason: Fix the code.
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# 5  
Hi Guys !

how to convert this one ...

Code:
Date_Time="01/Jan/2011:12:55:21"
Date_Time=`date -d "$time" +%s`
echo Date_time

Output
date: invalid date `01 Jan 2011:12:55:21'

do i have to start a new thread or can anyone answer this one?

Regards,

Ewa
# 6  
You may want to have a look at that thread :

https://www.unix.com/shell-programmin...ix-format.html

see post #3
# 7  
try replacing ':' as as well as '/'
Code:

mydate_converted=`echo "$mydate" |  sed 's#[/:]# #g'

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