mnslinky at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 10:02:58 PST 2007
On Nov 9, 2007, at 11:46 AM, Bill Banks wrote:
> I'm writing a backup script. I need to get the day of the week into
> a variable. How can I do it?
Well, it depends on what you're using. If you're using sh, see `man
date`. If you're using perl, it's quite complicated.
In short, with sh, simply use the built-in date command:
See also man 3 strftime
Eric F Crist
Secure Computing Networks
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