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Old 02-13-2008
problem in making file name from date command

Dear all

I am bit new to programming. I have to redirect the output to a file which will be in the following format

man ls> date +"hup-%m%d%y-%H%M" --------> this will show me the month,day,year,hours and minute in a file name whose name start from "hup-"

kindly any correct my syntax
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Old 02-13-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by girish.batra
I am bit new to programming. I have to redirect the output to a file which will be in the following format
replace echo "test" with your program

Code:
echo "test" > hup-`date +%m%d%y-%H%M`

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Old 02-13-2008
thanks a ton

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