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Subject: [PATCH] date doc: warn at -d about LC_TIME

From: jidanni
Subject: Subject: [PATCH] date doc: warn at -d about LC_TIME
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2009 08:07:09 +0800

We also warn here about LC_TIME, so the user will know even if he
doesn't look in the @xref{Date input formats}.

Signed-off-by: jidanni <address@hidden>
 doc/coreutils.texi |    5 +++++
 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/coreutils.texi b/doc/coreutils.texi
index d8df107..35d98b2 100644
--- a/doc/coreutils.texi
+++ b/doc/coreutils.texi
@@ -13470,6 +13470,11 @@ format.  It can contain month names, time zones, 
@samp{am} and @samp{pm},
 14:19:13.489392193 +0530"} specifies the instant of time that is
 489,392,193 nanoseconds after February 27, 2004 at 2:19:13 PM in a
 time zone that is 5 hours and 30 minutes east of @address@hidden
+Note: input currently must be in locale independent format. E.g., the
+LC_TIME=C below is needed to print back the correct date in many locales:
+date -d "$(LC_TIME=C date)"
address@hidden example
 @xref{Date input formats}.
 @item -f @var{datefile}

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