Subject: Re: bin/28450: date(1) does not validate its input and accepts and processes impossible dates
To: None <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 11/29/2004 09:35:40
On Mon, Nov 29, 2004 at 03:45:00AM +0000, wrote:
> I have supplied a proposed patch which

You know, if you reach a finger we'll take your arm...

I like this, but I think it might make sense to have badvalue() print the
"decoded" date string, as the format is .. not exactly human friendly,
given how many variations of the order exists and the many optional parts...

While there, could you check other commands that take a date string?
at(1), cal(1), probably others.