Re: invalid date from date -d 1969-12-31
On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 10:59:47PM -0500, Stan Heckman wrote:
> On my system, date -d returns "invalid date" for dates before 1970. It
> is possible that this began when I upgraded libc6. Any suggestions?
1970-01-01 is time zero for *nixen. You're asking about what happened
before the big bang! Guess "date" is not as generally useful for
reformatting dates as it could be. However, its primary function is to
set/print the current date/time which is always more recent than 1970.
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