suggested addition to 'date'

Antony Mawer fbsd-current at
Fri Aug 18 23:44:40 UTC 2006

On 18/08/2006 4:45 AM, Oliver Fromme wrote:
> PS:  Personally I would recommend installing gnu-awk (it
> was formerly part of the FreeBSD base system, but it was
> replaced by a crippled awk, unfortunately), instead of
> hacking date.  I always install gnu-awk because it's so
> useful.

That's a bit drastic. Wouldn't be more sensible to encourage someone to 
add the same feature to our BSD-variety awk?


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