|Subject:||Re: Date Computations cot executing properly!!|
|Date:||Thu, 31 Oct 2013 00:14:46 +0530|
On 10/30/2013 12:27 PM, urvashi singla wrote:
> If i execute following computation -
> Next=$(date +%Y%m%d --date="$User 1 day)
> It gives correct result for all except for 20130927. For 20130927 it givesNo, this is a manifestation of daylight savings. 20130927 happens to
> 20130927 instead of next date i.e. 20130928 I don't understand why is this
> so? Is this a bug?
have 25 hours in your timezone, but '1 day' only increments by 24 hours.
This is a FAQ; to get the behavior you desire, anchor your time to noon
rather than the default of midnight (so that even with the fuzz of
daylight savings causing 23- or 25-hour days, you still land in the
desired destination day).
Eric Blake eblake redhat com +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org
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