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date comparision in unix/Shell Script using if

Example :
========
     DATE1=”20100920″ #Date Format:YYYYMMDD
     DATE2=”20100921″
     if [ $DATE1 -lt $DATE2 ]
     then
          echo “true”
     else
          echo “false”
     fi

Output:
======
     true

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