Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 25728
date -f fails to properly convert dates
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:31:04 EDT
date -f datefile, where datefile contains two lines:
date: invalid date `020210002001'
date: invalid date `020112002001'
which do not appear to be invalid by the man page for date.
This type of date specification is actually invalid for date files.
date files take "readable" dates only, e.g.
Date files contain the same strings you'd pass to date -d something, not