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Re: date and -r {DATE}

From: Marcus Rueckert <darix_at_web.de>
Date: 2005-04-22 06:10:20 CEST

On 2005-04-21 23:13:41 -0400, John Belmonte wrote:
> It's a shame that I can't use the output of GNU date for Subversion
> revisions because svn demands a colon in the time zone offset.
> Shouldn't this be fixed?
>
> $ svn diff -r {`date --iso-8601=seconds -d '2 hours ago'`}
> svn: Syntax error in revision argument '{2005-04-21T20:46:05-0400}'

i guess the timezone causes trouble here.
working solution is: svn diff -r{$(date "+%FT%T" -d "1 day ago")}

(gnu date as of coreutils-5.3.0-9)

darix

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