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Run shell script based on date file

Hi Team,

I have a to run a script based on a date present in a different file which updates everyday. Kindly help with the solution.
My current execution :
Code:
ksh scriptname.sh 10152019

. But here i want to enter this date from a file which gets updated daily.
My appraoch :
date file location: /var/tmp/datefile.txt

Code:
ksh scriptname.sh |cat /var/tmp/datefile.txt

Does this command work ? or any other suggestions pls.

Thanks,
Midhun
# 2  
Code:
ksh scriptname $(cat filename)

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typo

if i want to run the script based on date from filename ? pls suggest.
dir: /var/tmp/filename10152019.txt
i want to execute
Code:
ksh script.sh <date from filename[date].txt>


Last edited by midhun3108; 10-15-2019 at 06:39 PM.. Reason: typo
# 4  
Run like:
Code:
ksh script.sh /path/to/filename12345.txt

Inside:
Code:
#!/bin/ksh

# $1 = filename12345.txt
set -- $(echo "$1" | tr -cd '0-9')
# $1 is now 12345

# rest of program

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