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Old 02-25-2005, 09:27 AM   #1
BruceC
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Basic bach scripting


I have a simple task to perform with a script.

Test for the current hour, if it is 22 then init 0

To test my code I am using the echo command with date.
The following line gives unknown command:
hour = $date +%H

This just echos the text "date +%H"
echo date +%H

This echoes the current hour:
date +%H

This is what I'm actually trying to do:
#############
hour = $date +%H
if $hour = 22 ; then
init 0
fi
#############

How do I properly assign the current hour to a variable the work with it?
 
Old 02-25-2005, 09:40 AM   #2
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hour = $( date +%H )
 
Old 02-25-2005, 09:43 AM   #3
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Or
Code:
hour=`date +%H`
 
Old 02-25-2005, 09:49 AM   #4
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Basic bach scripting
Well you start with a theme, this theme is then harmonized according to the baroque method of counterpoint. Could do a suite. Just follow the PACSOG method. Prelude, Allegro, Courante, Sarabande, Other (maybe minute) followed by a Guige. Just make sure it's all in the same key.

sorry.........couldn't resist. Feeling a little silly today No offense
 
Old 02-25-2005, 10:31 AM   #5
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Bingo!

thank you
 
  


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