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Re: bin/50574 (lib/libutil/t_parsedate:relative test fails at times)

The following reply was made to PR bin/50574; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Martin Husemann <>
To: Christos Zoulas <>
Subject: Re: bin/50574 (lib/libutil/t_parsedate:relative test fails at times)
Date: Sat, 2 Jan 2016 20:00:27 +0100

 On Sat, Jan 02, 2016 at 10:48:56AM -0500, Christos Zoulas wrote:
 > These are used all the time. Haven't you ran cvs -D '-1 week', or
 > cvs -D yesterday?
 No, never did that. I do not like programs trying to guess what I mean.
 -D "20151226 20:00 UTC" is not a lot more to type and always clearer.
 But as it is documented at least for cvs -D and date -d, there is no point
 in removing the (mis-)feature.

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