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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I am trying to add few (say 3 days) to sysdate using -
date -d '+ 3 days' +%y%m%d
and it works as expected.
But how to add few (say 3 days) to a literal date value and how bash treats a literal value as a date. Can we say just like in ORACLE TO_DATE that my given literal date value... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: pointers1234
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have requirment to get last date of previous month and the first date of previous 4th month:
Current date: 20130320 (yyyymmdd)
Last date of previous month: 20130228 (yyyymmdd)
First date of previous 4th month: 20121101 (yyyymmdd)
In my shell --date, -d, -v switches are not... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: machomaddy
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am using the below code to get the year and month from date:
Below gives output like 201212.
how do i get the previous month value(ie: subtract 1 from date)
Please help. :confused: (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: abhi_123
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
$beginDate = substr(DateCalc("today", "-7Days"),0,8);
This fetches the date 7 days back
Can I fetch the date before 7 years from todays date in Perl using same syntax
Use code tags, see PM. (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: parthmittal2007
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
On any given day, I want to capture the month that has gone by - said otherwise, how do I capture last month?
expr date '+%m' - 1
Above expression is giving error.
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Discussion started by: ab_2010
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
month=`date +%m`gives current month
Howto print previous month (current month minus 1) with Solaris date and ksh (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: slashdotweenie
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need to run a job every month at the beginning of the month which is scheduled through autosys, lets say on 03/01/2010. I need to pass the last month's i.e February's first_date = 02/01/2010 and last_date = 02/28/2010 as variables to a stored procedure. Can somebody please pass... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: vigdmab
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm new to shell scripting.
We've develop a script which will grep a file on the search criteria, MON (Jan/Feb/Mar/etc). But we should set this sript in cron which will run on every first day of the month. The problem I'm having is, when I run the script, it is displaying the contents of... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: suneelj
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I wanted to display the month for previous day date. Like, today date is 18-Nov-2008. So the previous date is 17-Nov-2008. The output should be November.
If the today date is 1-DEC-2008, then output should be NOVEMBER.
If the today date is 1-JAN-2008, then output should be DECEMBER.... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: govindts
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi, I'm new with Unix, I'm trying to get a last day of previous month with this format: %b %d %Y (example: Feb 25 2008).
Here is what I have so far.
# Check to see if this is January
... (11 Replies)
Discussion started by: sirrtuan