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Two days ahead

Hi,
I have a code that will show one day ahead, how to make it show two days ahead

p-dev1-db-tst:/$ day=$(TZ=IST-24 date +%d)
p-dev1-db-tst:/$ echo $day
17
p-dev1-db-tst:/$


Regards, Adam
# 2  
Hi,

You should be able to use the date command as follows/

Code:
DATE=$(date -d "+2 days")

You don't say what the OS is so your local date command may vary.

Regards

Gull04
# 3  
AIX 7.1
# 4  
Hi,

The option that I've pointed out should work fine in AIX 7.1 use the
Code:
man date

command for further information.

Regards

Gull04
# 5  
no in aix:

Code:
aix-tst:/$ DATE=$(date -d "+2 days")
date: Not a recognized flag: d
Usage: date [-u] [+"Field Descriptors"]

# 6  
We get asked how to do date math in AIX so often I made a perl script for it. It's a GNU-date-alike that supports the "-d" option. It shouldn't require you to install any fancy modules.

General Purpose Date Script
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