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Re: Mail problems, not microsoft
- From: Simon Lockhart
- Date: Mon Jan 03 05:09:29 2000
>Similar minor problem here. An ancient version of GNU date was still
>in-use, and it didn't seem to like the year.
> $ date -d "`date`"
> date: invalid date.
Indeed, date seems to be one of the things which required patching. On a
retired, unpatched, SunOS 4.1.3_U1 machine, date returned strange things:
>date +%y%m%d produces
>date +%Y%m%d gives
>date: bad format character - Y
>once patched it gives
>and accepts %Y
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