[OE-core] [PATCH] initscripts: Properly handle new timestamp format
otavio at ossystems.com.br
Thu Mar 1 17:04:07 CET 2012
On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 12:52, Gary Thomas <gary at mlbassoc.com> wrote:
> On 2012-03-01 08:44, Richard Purdie wrote:
>> Is this going to cause us a problem in real world usage? I'd hope in the
>> general case we use standard formatting?
>> I have to admit I'm getting more than a little frustrated with what
>> seems like a continual set of changes bouncing this format around in
>> different directions :(.
> I agree and I'm sorry I missed this in my first change - I was just
> trying to make the time stamps be consistent.
> As far as I can recall (which is a really long time), 'date' has always
> wanted the format MMDDHHmm[YYYY], so I think that's what we should expect.
> That format doesn't compare easily which is why the timestamp was changed
> (not by me) to a more ISO standard YYYYMMDDHHmm. If busybox has 64-bit
> math enabled, then this can be compared with no problems, it just has
> to be munged into the format 'date' wants.
So we can have compat and 64-bit math and have it properly behaving?
Otavio Salvador O.S. Systems
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