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In a shell script...how can I get yesterday's date in a var?

(i.e. date +%Y-%m-%d (-1) )
The above doesn't work, but it's basically what
I'm looking for.


Thanks.

Last edited by JWK1; 05-31-2001 at 02:03 PM..
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Old 05-31-2001
If you are using GNU date you can do:

date --date="yesterday"
 

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