Hi Ken, > > It determines the style of date(1) to invoke without relying on user > > input, then when that's known it invokes it again with the desired > > number of seconds but without discarding stderr in case of problems, > > and the existing `set -e' would exit on an error. > > It occurs to me that feature tests are exactly what autoconf has been > designed to do, so maybe we should put the smarts in there?
Sounds right. -- Cheers, Ralph. https://plus.google.com/+RalphCorderoy -- nmh-workers https://lists.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/nmh-workers