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Re: Problem with Date Command

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Problem with Date Command
Date: Thu, 05 Jun 2008 14:22:59 +0200
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"Dameon G. Rogers" <address@hidden> writes:

> Bug-coreutils,
>    I would like to report a problem with the *date* command:
> date +%C
>     does not function properly.  It says it displays the current century
> but the/ definition /of century means that we are in the 21st not the
> 20th.

The ducumentation is pretty clear on the meaning:

       century.  This is like `%Y', except the last two digits are
       omitted.  For example, it is `20' if `%Y' is `2000', and is `-0'
       if `%Y' is `-001'.  It is normally at least two characters, but it
       may be more.


Andreas Schwab, SuSE Labs, address@hidden
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