[lug] Creating date variables in bash
thompsma at colorado.edu
Tue Oct 12 13:50:35 MDT 2004
On Tue, 2004-10-12 at 12:57, Nate Duehr wrote:
> Matt Thompson wrote:
> >Add your format string after it. One of those useless things I learned
> >a long time ago..."1 week ago" works too. You start playing around with
> >-d way too much after learning about it.
> I think I remember it understands the word "fortnight" too. ;-)
Yeah. And "this" which has made some scripts nice, like for "cron-ish"
things. Just say "this friday" or the like. Here is the GNU coreutils
bits about date:
I'm still trying to figure out uses for "this". Probably something in
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