Idea for date(1) improvement.
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed Sep 8 04:58:54 PDT 2004
In message <Pine.BSF.4.53.0409081106290.51837 at e0-0.zab2.int.zabbadoz.net>, "Bjo
ern A. Zeeb" writes:
>On Wed, 8 Sep 2004, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> I have sometimes needed to get the date of yesterday or last monday
>> and so on for creating filenames.
>> We have this very flexible code in at(1) and cvs(1) for specifying
>> Anyone up for making it possible to say:
>> date -w "2 days ago"
>-w ? isn't it -v ? date -v-2d ?
I meant -w as a more flexible complement to the very restricted
syntax of -v.
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