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On 06/14/2013 10:22 PM, Lien, John wrote:
> I tried following X86 version of "gdate", and it received different result as
> the 'gnudate", can you explain the difference? It seems that "gnudate: is
> Following "gdate" is running Solaris 5.10 on X86 UNIX host; "gnudate" is
> running on Solaris 5.8 on Sun-Fire_V240.
> /usr/local/bin/gdate --date '20130614 14:46:43 + 1 sec' '+%y%m%d:%H%M%S'
> /usr/local/bin/gnudate --date '20130614 14:46:43 + 1 sec' '+%y%m%d:%H%M%S'
Most likely, the difference lies in the version of coreutils that you
are using. Please also tell use 'gdate --version' and 'gnudate
--version'. And remember that we have improved the parser over time, so
it may be that your gdate binary is from an older build that had a bug
fixed in the version compiled into your gnudate binary. For example,
this NEWS entry for coreutils 6.9.90 looks like it might be relevant:
date -d now accepts strings of the form e.g., 'YYYYMMDD +N days',
in addition to the usual 'YYYYMMDD N days'.
Eric Blake eblake redhat com +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org
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