Jack Stone wrote:

> I could use the "date" command to do: 2006-09.txt or maybe 2006-Sep.txt
> but I haven't found a simple way to set a variable make date spell out
> the whole name of the month to match the file name.

date +"%Y-%B.txt"

See strftime(3) for all of the %-escapes you can use.



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