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bug #60823: Missing "@" in worked example

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Fri 25 Jun 2021 11:20:41 AM UTC
Category:  documentation Severity:  2 - Minor
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  jay
Originator Name:  Originator Email:  -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  None
Fixed Release:  4.9.0
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Fri 25 Jun 2021 06:34:51 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Fixed in git source with the attached patch.

(file #51598)

James Youngman <jay>
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Fri 25 Jun 2021 11:20:41 AM UTC, original submission:  

The "Using -printf and sort to compare timestamps" example has this example code:

    newest=$(find subdir -newer timestamp -printf "%A%p\n" |
               sort -n |
               tail -n1 |
               cut -d: -f2- )
    touch -r "${newest:-timestamp}" timestamp

which is missing an "@" character after the "%A".

Definitely missing in version 4.8.0 which I've got installed. Also missing at https://www.gnu.org/software/findutils/manual/html_node/find_html/Updating-A-Timestamp-File.html#Using-_002dprintf-and-sort-to-compare-timestamps, so I assume it's not fixed in the most recent release.



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    Follow 6 latest changes.

    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2022-02-01 berny Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
        Fixed ReleaseNone => 4.9.0
    2021-06-25 jay Attached File- => Added 0001-Fix-Savannah-bug-60823-unescaped-in-find.texi-code-e.patch, #51598
    2021-06-25 jay Severity3 - Normal => 2 - Minor
        StatusNone => Fixed
        Assigned toNone => jay

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