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Re: gzip based on file date

Hello Lance

Have a look at bash's built-in functions. I suggest using "test". I qoute from the bash manual page:

              file1 -nt file2
                     True if file1 is newer (according to modifi­
                     cation date) than file2.
              file1 -ot file2
                     True if file1 is older than file2.

Other than comparing two files, you probably have to use string comparison in combination with command substitution. "date --help" should give you some ideas for that.

Hope this helps.

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