bugfindutils - Bugs: bug #59988, Documentation for the find command...

 
 

bug #59988: Documentation for the find command omits -printf %{A,T,C}z

Submitted by:  John Wiersba <jrw>
Submitted on:  Tue 02 Feb 2021 04:15:57 AM UTC
 
Category:  documentation Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  4.7.0 Fixed Release:  None
* Mandatory Fields

Add a New Comment (Rich Markup)
   

Comment Type & Canned Response:
       

 

Wed 30 Mar 2022 05:58:27 PM UTC, comment #2: 

I'm OK with an incomplete list (as long as it's documented as such).  However, I would hope the date and find commands can coordinate their respective incompleteness.

John Wiersba <jrw>
Wed 23 Feb 2022 05:12:42 PM UTC, comment #1: 

The doc says (emphasis mine):

> 3.2.3 Time Formats
>
> Below is an incomplete list of formats for the directives '%A', '%C',
> and '%T', which print the file's timestamps.  Please refer to the
> documentation of 'strftime' for the full list.  Some of these formats
> might not be available on all systems, due to differences in the
> implementation of the C 'strftime' function.

Stephane Chazelas <stephanechazelas>
Tue 02 Feb 2021 04:15:57 AM UTC, original submission:  

The latest documentation https://www.gnu.org/software/findutils/manual/html_mono/find.html#Time-Formats is missing time formats for -printf like %Az %Tz %Cz, although %AZ %TZ %CZ are documented.  However these format directives do appear to work.  See also the documentation for the date command, which does document these format directives.  The find manpage is similarly missing documentation for these format directives.

John Wiersba <jrw>

 

(Note: upload size limit is set to 16384 kB, after insertion of the required escape characters.)

Attach Files:
   
   
Comment:
   

No files currently attached

 

Depends on the following items: None found

Items that depend on this one: None found

 

Carbon-Copy List
  • -email is unavailable- added by stephanechazelas (Posted a comment)
  • -email is unavailable- added by jrw (Submitted the item)
  • -email is unavailable- added by jrw
  •  

    There are 0 votes so far. Votes easily highlight which items people would like to see resolved in priority, independently of the priority of the item set by tracker managers.

    Only logged-in users can vote.

     

     

     

     

    Follows 1 latest change.

    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2021-02-02 jrw Carbon-Copy- => Added -email is unavailable-

    Back to the top


    Powered by Savane 3.9