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Re: Language problem in `date` with cron



works fine, my var LANG was bad (FR_fr) -> good is fr_FR :)
thanks !

2007/7/22, Mark Knoop <mark opus11 net>:
Guillaume wrote:
> Hi,
> i setup a cron job sending a mail to a user every days, with this command :
> echo "message body" | mail -s "`date +%A %d %B %Y` subject" user domain
>
> But the day of the week is displayed in English and not in french in
> the subject line (%A). I try to use environemental  var like LANG=FR
> of LANG=FR_fr in the script, but the day is still shown in English.
> Any idea how tho change this behaviour ?
> Thanks.
>
Try:

echo "message body" | mail -s "`LANG='fr_FR' date +'%A %d %B %Y'`
subject" user domain

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