Re: awk and date command

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On Wed, 2007-11-21 at 10:44 -0800, Rick Stevens wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-11-21 at 13:36 -0500, Lou Spironello wrote:
> > Hope this helps.
> > 
> > echo "test" | awk -v mydate=`date +%Y%m%d` '{printf "standard input is
> > %s\nmy variable value is %s\n",$1,mydate}'
> > 
> > :-)
> > 
> > 
> > Regards,
> > Lou
> > 
> > On Nov 21, 2007 12:22 PM, ann kok < [email protected]> wrote:
> >         Hi all
> >         
> >         how can I print date in this date format? 20071122 
> >         
> >         Can command "date, hostname" run in awk program
> >         itself?
> >         
> >         program.awk
> >         
> >             BEGIN { RS = "\n" ; FS = "|" }
> >         
> >             {
> >                   print "Name:", $9
> >                   print "Created: `date`" 
> >                   print "from: `hostname`"
> >                   print ""
> >             }
> >         
> >         Thank you
> 
> Try "date +%Y%m%d" instead of just "date":
> 
> 	print "Created: `date+%y%m%d`"

Whoops!  Me make typo!  Make that

	print "Created: `date +%Y%m%d`"

Fingers not working well today.  :-(

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