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[bug #11668] [wishlist] FreeBSD extensions for time specification.

From: Michael Burschik
Subject: [bug #11668] [wishlist] FreeBSD extensions for time specification.
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 11:33:51 +0000
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Follow-up Comment #1, bug #11668 (project findutils):

Date and time specifications should conform to the "textual date
representations that GNU programs accept" (according to file utils info).
This would allow for -atime "5 seconds ago", or -mtime -'2004-12-24',
although it might be better to use different option names, such as '-adate'.
This would not solve the -newerXY issue, but I would consider it more elegant
to use something like -adate -$(get_mtime /some/file), given that get_mtime
were a command or shell function that returns the modification time of a


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