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I have to print the total number of bytes in all the files in the current directory that were last modified in November (of any year). (with awk).
I`ve tried this command:
Code:
ls -l | awk '$6 == "Nov" { sum += $5 }
             END { print sum }'

but this doesn`t work only if your date format is like this:
e.g:
Code:
-rw-r--r--  1 arnold   user    983 Apr 13 12:14 gawk.tab.h

and my format is different, it's something like this:
Code:
drwxrwxr-x 2 oana oana 4096 2012-03-02 16:36 Makefile

if you have any ideas, please tell me.
thank you Smilie

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Last edited by vbe; 03-20-2012 at 01:06 PM..
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Code:
ls -l | awk '$6~/-11-/ { sum += $5 } END { print sum }'

 

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