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Re: create file with current date for name

by Masem (Monsignor)
on Aug 07, 2001 at 20:10 UTC ( #102832=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to create file with current date for name

my $ymd = printf("%04d%02d%02d",$year+1900,$mon+1,$mday);
printf returns 1 if printing was successful, otherwise zero. Thus $ymd is 1; the print statement follows what printf has printed out.

Make that sprintf, and your problems are gone.

Dr. Michael K. Neylon - || "You've left the lens cap of your mind on again, Pinky" - The Brain

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