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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: dieter roelants <dieter.NetBSD%pandora.be@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/50574 (lib/libutil/t_parsedate:relative test fails at
Date: Sun, 3 Jan 2016 14:17:41 +0100
On Sun, 3 Jan 2016 00:10:01 +0000 (UTC)
David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost> wrote:
> My experience over the years has been that the date formats recognized
> (and understood) by CVS do not as a general rule match the
> documentation, so with the restriction that things like "yesterday"
> are effectively required for various CVS purposes I see no harm in
> restructuring/changing things if someone can come up with a more
> coherent spec.
> What uses it besides CVS and date?
FWIW, I think it also unlikely somebody or something relies on the
current behaviour of x months + y days.
> David A. Holland
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