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Re: Future date

From: Stephane Chazelas
Subject: Re: Future date
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2016 14:31:30 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

2016-01-25 08:23:10 -0500, Greg Wooledge:
> Just to be clear, the -d 'human readable stuff' option is specific to GNU
> date, and won't work on other systems.  Also, the 'human readable stuff'
> part is NOT specified.  There is no documentation for what is allowed
> there, and what is not.  You have to figure it out by trial and error,
> and it may change between versions of GNU date.

That's a bit exaggerated. There's

At least it's more documented (and less buggy in my experience)
than what ksh93 accepts for its:

printf '%(%F %T %z)T\n' 'date specification'


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