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To get the Files between Time Period


How to get the list of files through a unix command which exists / created / updated between 8 PM to 11:59 PM from a particular location.

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export LC_ALL=C

nowdate=`date '+mon=%b day=%e'`
# date '+%b %e'
# must be the same format as
# ls -l
# field 6 and 7

ls -ltr | awk '{split($8,t,":")} $6==mon && $7==day && t[1]>=20 && t[1]<=23' $nowdate

The default action is {print}.
If you want only the file names, use {print $9}
ls -ltr | awk '{split($8,t,":")} $6==mon && $7==day && t[1]>=20 && t[1]<=23 {print $9}' $nowdate

Last edited by MadeInGermany; 05-17-2013 at 02:49 PM.. Reason: split on ":"
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touch -t 201305170859 dummy1
touch -t 201305172359 dummy2
find /location -type f \( -newer dummy1 -a ! -newer dummy2  \)

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Nice idea Smilie
Better readable and with the OP's start time:
touch -t 201305172000 start_time
touch -t 201305172359 end_time
find /location -type f \( -newer start_time -a \! -newer end_time \)

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