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Unix Review presents: Today_is.pl and holidays.awk.

"Job scheduling around holidays has always been a pain. To prevent messing around with crons several times a year, I simply placed a "holidays" file in, for example, /usr/local/bin. The file contained the holiday date in yyyymmdd format, followed by the holiday name. It worked, but every year I had to restock the file with those dates that fall on, for example, the last Monday in May. This means remembering to edit the holidays file after the company calendar is set for the year."

 (Submitted by Noel Tue Sep 16, 2003 )


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