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Strange bug in arithmetic function

From: Marcel de Reuver
Subject: Strange bug in arithmetic function
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2011 10:13:54 +0100

In a bash script I use: $[`date --date='this week' +'%V'`%2] to see if
the week number is even.
Only in week 08 the error is: bash: 08: value too great for base
(error token is "08") the same in week 09, all others are Ok...

GNU bash, version 3.2.39(1)-release (i486-pc-linux-gnu)
Copyright (C) 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

Running Ubutu 2.6.24-28 server

Marcel de Reuver

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