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i have a code as given below which works on every minute .
for this line :
my $datadir     = '/var/flows/router1/2013/2013-12/2013-12-18';
bold part is date. and i want to generate this address in the script how should i do it ?

#!/usr/bin/perl

use strict;
use DBI;

# TODO: Change to fit your environment
my $datadir     = '/var/flows/router1/2013/2013-12/2013-12-18';
my $sqlhost     = 'localhost';
my $sqluser     = 'root';
my $sqlpass     = 'gbc1282';
my $sqldbname   = 'ip';
my $sqltable    = 'mytable';
my $coldatetime = 'timestampfromfile';

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my $datadir     = '/var/flows/router1/2013/2013-12/2013-12-18';
print +(split'(/)',$datadir)[-5..-1];
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by:3XLcom
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i think you mis understood me

my $datadir     = '/var/flows/router1/'. '2013/2013-12/2013-12-18';


bold part will written by perl
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# or is this what you meant?
use POSIX ;
my $datadir     = strftime"/var/flows/router1/%Y/%Y-%m/%Y-%m-%d",localtime;
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that is it thanks
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