Write date/time to file?
micheal at cancercare.net
Sat Jun 28 07:31:46 PDT 2003
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From: "Dragoncrest" <dragoncrest at voyager.net>
To: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Saturday, June 28, 2003 9:01 AM
Subject: Write date/time to file?
> HI all. As part of the ongoing development of a spam tracking script I'm
> writing, I'm looking for tidbits of information on how to do certain
> My question today is simple. What I need to know is what's the command at
> the console to display date and time? I'm looking for an output similar
> this: Sat Jun 28 09:02:12 2003
> I'm sure it's something incredibly simple, but I've looked and I can't
> find anything that would logically create something like that. Many
> in advance.
I'm assuming that you want this information to either be part of the file
name or echo'd into a file itself at the beginning. If so, try "date".
micheal at caverns.us.eu.org:/usr/local/home/micheal/>date
Sat Jun 28 09:05:38 CDT 2003
Hope it helps.
Cancer Care Network
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