Re: date man page
On Sat, May 02, 2009 at 15:12:24 +0000, T o n g (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> I'm wondering where I can find the full man page for the date command.
> I've tried the followings,
> date --help
> man date
> info coreutils 'date invocation'
> But neither give me the help for method that I'm using, ie.,
> date -I and date -Isecond
> I now wonder where did I read that methods from. Am I using some hidden
> feature of date?
Take a look through /usr/share/doc/coreutils/NEWS.gz - it says
"date -I is no longer supported. Instead, use date --iso-8601",
but also says "the old --iso-8601 (-I) option is deprecated; it still
works, but new applications should avoid it."
Bob Cox. Stoke Gifford, near Bristol, UK.
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