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Re: date manipulating
Try playing around with the TIMEZONE environment variable.

echo $(sh -c "TZ=$(date +%Z)+24; export TZ; date '+%m%d%y'")

See this URL for more info:

http://www.dutchworks.nl/htbin/hpsysadmin?h=3&dn=19828&q=date%20script&fh

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