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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

nowdate=`date +%s`
echo $nowdate

now the problem how to convert a date which is stored in a variable

mydate=`date -d '$mydate' +%s`

it gives error "invalid date"


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mydate=`date -d "$mydate" +%s`

# 3  
Hi Vgersh99 !

mydate=`date -d "$mydate" +%s`


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

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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Hi Guys !

how to convert this one ...

Date_Time=`date -d "$time" +%s`
echo Date_time

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

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


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You may want to have a look at that thread :

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

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

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