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do you have gnu date ?

check the below command works in your system.

date -d "yesterday"

And let us know, what is your OS
# 9  
Originally Posted by sdosanjh
Right... so it will fail every year for 1st 3 days...?
More like every month the first three days...
Have a look at this thread where Perderabo lists some possible ways to solve date arithmetic problems.
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@itkamaraj; its SunOS

sdos:/tmp> uname
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