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Old 07-09-2017
Did you replace the day=$((day+1)) by the two lines I gave you?
And do you run your script with bash?
Run it with
Code:
bash -xv ./scriptname ...

and you see what it does.
# 9  
Old 07-09-2017
Quote:
Originally Posted by MadeInGermany
Did you replace the day=$((day+1)) by the two lines I gave you?
And do you run your script with bash?
Run it with
Code:
bash -xv ./scriptname ...

and you see what it does.
I tried that, but it didn't work and threw error on the same line I mentioned in the first post Smilie ...will run with -xv option tomorrow n share the logs
# 10  
Old 07-10-2017
Quote:
Originally Posted by ektubbe
Thanks madeingermany...I tried but the error is still because of line I mentioned in my first post n I am using AIX so most of the commands don't work...I need to do date calculation for an arbitrary date so tz doesn't work for me either Smilie
~Ekta
Exactly the situation my general purpose date script was designed for - when you need the GNU tools and don't have them.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Corona688
Also try my general purpose date script which is a limited gnu-date-alike written in Perl.

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