bugGNU Core Utilities - Bugs: bug #25406, date command, using --date option,...

 
 

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bug #25406: date command, using --date option, only sees out 6 days.

Submitted by:  Tom Broadhurst <tombro>
Submitted on:  Sun 25 Jan 2009 04:46:47 PM UTC  
 
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Jim Meyering <meyering>
Open/Closed:  Closed

Tue 19 May 2009 10:35:42 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Fixed in release 7.4
Specifically the fix in gnulib was:
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=gnulib.git;a=commitdiff;h=9b518aa

Pádraig Brady <pixelbeat>
Project Administrator
Mon 26 Jan 2009 01:30:55 AM UTC, comment #1: 

That looks like a bug alright, or at least an error in the docs.
It was mentioned before actually:
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-coreutils/2007-09/msg00132.html

Pádraig Brady <pixelbeat>
Project Administrator
Sun 25 Jan 2009 04:46:47 PM UTC, original submission:  

I'm not sure if this is the intended action but;
using the following command when today is Sunday:

date --date="next Sunday"

shows todays date rather then next Sunday.

Tom Broadhurst <tombro>

 

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