[SunHELP] Solaris10 date calculation not working?
adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Sun Oct 11 22:35:05 CDT 2009
" From: stephen price <sd_price at yahoo.com>
" I'm trying to do a simple "what date is yesterday" shell script variable - without having to go to perl or something else.
" yesterday2=`TZ=CST6CDT+24 date +%Y%m%d%H%M`
" Why is it only 19 hours back instead of the 24 hours ?
try adding the 24 to the 6 algebraically instead of string concat, eg.
" I tried ksh & sh & bash - just in case korn wasn't handling correctly - but still got the same output.
" I'm sure I'm missing something simple -
" Any suggestions welcome ...
i've been doing the above since 2.4. in fact, i've used some rather
large numbers for the tz offset...
typeset -i NODAYS=0 # no. of days into past, init none.
# set NODAYS
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