Bug 9126 - rdate requires -s
rdate requires -s
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rdate (Show other bugs)
6.1
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Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
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Reported: 2000-02-04 11:36 EST by Karl Berry
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-04 14:08:15 EST
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Description Karl Berry 2000-02-04 11:36:19 EST
unlike every other unix, linux rdate requires -s to
set the date.  argh.

thanks.
Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2000-02-04 14:08:59 EST
I think this is a matter of preference, and there's no compelling reason to make
the change. I know at least a few times, I have been happy to be able to run
rdate without setting the system clock, so I could check the time on a system I
didn't have root on.

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