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Re: date +%s ignores TZ

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: date +%s ignores TZ
Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 23:05:07 +0100
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Jan Engelhardt <address@hidden> writes:

> this is probably all correct behavior as it is right now (coreutils 6.9):
>       $ date +%s
>       1204311113
>       $ TZ=GMT date +%s
>       1204311113
>       $ TZ=PDT date +%s
>       1204311113

%s is defined as "seconds since 1970-01-01 00:00:00 UTC" which obviously
is a constant at any given time throughout the world.

> but is there actually a way to do
>       $ TZ=anything date +%s -d "`date '+%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S'`";
> without invoking date twice?

Please explain what you are trying to achieve.


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