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Date calculations with stock and Gnu versions of 'date'
Authored by: rahulbenegal on Jul 26, '08 09:37:51PM

Yes, you are correct, at the time of writing I had overwritten my stock date program.

@soujuorner, perhaps you have another version of date in your path - the gnu version.

Try the gnu option. Or do "which date". If its in /opt/local/bin, it would be the gnu version. If it's /usr/bin/date, that should be the stock version which supports the -v option.

Do "date --help" to see whether it supports "--date" or "-v".



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