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Get Tomorrow's Date

Terminal - Get Tomorrow's Date
TOM=`perl -w -e '@tom=localtime(time+86400);printf "%d%.2d%.2d",$tom[5]+1900,$tom[4]+1,$tom[3];'`
2009-05-19 08:54:27
User: sharfah
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Get Tomorrow's Date

Returns tomorrow's date in the format yyyyMMdd

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I use this:

date -d "tomorrow" +"%Y%m%d"
Comment by elzapp 327 weeks and 4 days ago

...and use $(), not backticks

TOM=$(date -d "tomorrow" +"%Y%m%d")
Comment by elzapp 327 weeks and 4 days ago

nice1 :) elzapp

Comment by lv4tech 327 weeks and 4 days ago

@elzapp will only work if you have gnu date.

Comment by sharfah 327 weeks and 4 days ago

adding 86400 is not efficient at all when time change is going to happen in around 86400 seconds (depending on if it is +1h or -1h).

Do not rely on this command.

Comment by Weboide 327 weeks and 3 days ago

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