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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
bash -xv ./scriptname ...

and you see what it does.
# 9  
Old 07-09-2017
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
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
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
Exactly the situation my general purpose date script was designed for - when you need the GNU tools and don't have them.
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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