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Old 02-08-2008
greping certain modified date

i have a k shell script that grep less than certain modified date

for i in *

day=`ls -ltr | grep $i | tr -s " " | cut -d " " -f6-7 | awk 'substr($0,7,4)substr($0,1,5)substr($0,11)<"Feb 1"' `
echo $day

if suppose i want to grep only those date less than Feb 1 2007,how to put this logic in ? also the above script shows me only the o/p as

Dec 25
dec 24

i have jan files also,but it is not showing up

help me

Last edited by ali560045; 02-08-2008 at 07:17 AM..
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Old 02-08-2008
From your use of the ls command, it looks like you are trying to find files whose date is earlier than Feb 1, 2007.

Why not just use the find command with the appropriate options?
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Old 02-08-2008
i really not an expert in unix shell.....

so basically can u tell me in r best possible way how to use find command here. help me in this

Last edited by ali560045; 02-11-2008 at 03:44 AM..
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