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bug#58599: `date -d $(date)` error for non en_* locale

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: bug#58599: `date -d $(date)` error for non en_* locale
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2022 18:04:04 -0700
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On 10/17/22 07:44, Ruslan Kovtun wrote:
According to "do one thing and do it well" and to the fact of '-d/--date'
option existence, `date` should be able to parse its default output in any

Patches would be welcome. Good luck getting it to work, though. Many date formats are ambiguous, and I don't see how you'd address that.

In the meantime, I suggest sticking to ISO format dates and times with UTC, e.g.:

date -d "$(date -u +'%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S.%NZ')"

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