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Old 11-17-2005, 10:21 PM   #1
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if x=1 will make the output for $x 1, then how would I make the output of y the output of a command, like date

y=date is literal, so is there something I can do, like y={date} ?
 
Old 11-17-2005, 10:23 PM   #2
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Code:
y=`date`
Note: those are back-ticks, the things on the tilde (~) :}


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Old 11-17-2005, 10:26 PM   #3
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Here ya go!
Code:
y=`date '+%m%d%y'`
Note to self: must type faster!
 
Old 11-17-2005, 10:54 PM   #4
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y=$(date)
echo $y
 
  


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