From: Matthew Seaman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: Jack Stone <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Subject: Re: Setting date variable
Date: Sat, 02 Sep 2006 20:28:39 +0100

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.



Thanks, Matthew. I knew it would be some simple way!

striftime is now my friend!

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