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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 <>
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 <> 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?
 touch(1), makefs(8)
 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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