documentation of similarities and (noteworthy) differencies between Unix systems
commit: a7fb733a105d0f098d373ca340cdc2bf83549f2f
parent: d93b41d68f3aa3a7e83411ce73a38284b62d21c4
Author: Haelwenn (lanodan) Monnier <contact@hacktivis.me>
Date:   Sat,  7 Mar 2020 16:40:46 +0100

date.1x: Add note about lack of %s in date(1p)


1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/man1x/date.1x b/man1x/date.1x @@ -32,6 +32,14 @@ instead of current datetime (aka now). Absent for POSIX, present for .Ox , GNU coreutils, BusyBox. +.Ss +format +It is mostly similar to +.Xr strftime 3 +but it actually presents some differencies, for example POSIX doesn't put the usual %s for seconds since 1970-01-01 00:00:00 UTC (aka Unix Epoch) into +.Xr date 1 +but it is present into +.Xr strftime 3 . +Not sure if this is a bug into the specification or not. .Ss setdate format The heck they managed to put in their manpage, followed by .Xr strftime 3