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what is the best way to increment a filename in a bash script so that the filename is different each time the script is run and file is saved? ie. filename+1, filename+2, etc. example used in tar backup.
Just a suggestion ... if you replace
in the script with
you save yourself the awk'ing
and get a more easily (logically)
sortable set of filenames... and save
yourself the ":" in filenames, which
scp, for instance, doesn't like :}
Originally posted by slapNUT Yeah Tinksters is better. Except for that "weird European, puttin the year first" stuff. :P
That's not European, that's logical :} ... think
about it for a second. Once you have a date
range of more than a year it's stupid to sort
by months first. "My way" is also the way dates
are represented internally in all major SQL