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Old 07-16-2014
Check, if date is not today

hello,

in a file exist entries in date format YYYYMMDD. i want to find out, if there are dates, which isn't today's date.

file:
date example text
20140714 <= not today's date
20140715 <= not today's date
20140716 <= today's date

my idea is to use Perderabo's datecalc

i will store in a variable with
Code:
date

today's date and for every entry i use
Code:
datecalc

and compare the strings ?

example :
Quote:
today=$( date +'%A' )
Wednesday

Quote:
filedate=$( datecalc -D 2014 07 15 )
Tuesday

So Tuesday isn't Wednesday and it isn't today's date ?

better ideas ?

regards

Last edited by bora99; 07-16-2014 at 08:27 AM..
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Old 07-16-2014
how 15 is today's date?

20140715 <= today's date

Code:
today=$(date +%Y%m%d)
grep -v "${today}" filename

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Old 07-16-2014
Quote:
how 15 is today's date?
20140715 <= today's date
i corrected it in my post, your solution is easier, without date functions

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