On 6 May 2005, at 14:00, Hamilton, David (TSG C&I) wrote:
> I am writing a shell script using sh-posix on HP-UX and I need to check
> if a file is over a week old as one of the conditions of an if
> I'd rather not use perl if I can avoid it.
find -mtime is is your friend. This snippet works on bash, and sh on
Solaris, and should I expect work on any posix compliant shell.
if [ X$FILE_NAME = X`find $FILE_NAME -mtime +7 ] ; then
echo $FILENAME is more than 1 week old
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