Subject: RE: Adding to BUILD_INFO_FILE: DATE, CATEGORIES, MAINTAINER, PKGTOOLS_VERSION and HOMEPAGE
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Boyer <email@example.com>
Date: 04/07/2006 13:32:01
Whoops. Yes, I meant %Y%m%d.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: tech-pkg-owner@NetBSD.org
> [mailto:tech-pkg-owner@NetBSD.org] On Behalf Of Alan Barrett
> Sent: Friday, April 07, 2006 12:32 PM
> To: tech-pkg@NetBSD.org
> Subject: Re: Adding to BUILD_INFO_FILE: DATE, CATEGORIES,
> MAINTAINER, PKGTOOLS_VERSION and HOMEPAGE
> On Fri, 07 Apr 2006, Jason Boyer wrote:
> > As far as the date is concerned, it's very easy to for software to
> > parse %Y$d%m%H%M%S, and I think that it's not too hard for most
> > people, since it's basically the date(1) syntax.
> I hope you meant %Y%m%d, not %Y%d%m.
> I like ISO 8601 format: "%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S %z". (OK,
> strictly speaking ISO 8601 wants a literal "T" between the
> date and the time, but that's too ugly for me.)
> --apb (Alan Barrett)