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Re: Printing a date without a newline

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Printing a date without a newline
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2007 00:33:43 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

Jonathan Ryshpan <address@hidden> writes:

> Must the output of the date command always end in a newline?  The
> documentation indicates that it must.  If this is so, let me request an
> option or a +FORMAT character to prevent this.

$ date | tr -d '\n'
$ printf %s "$(date)"


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