On Tue, Jun 30, 2020 at 10:53:38AM +0200, Michael Siegel wrote:
> Also, to the best of my knowledge, parsing the output of cal(1) is about
> the only method to get certain calendar information in Unix shell
> scripts.

Now that makes me curious - can you give an example?

I think almost always "date +format" is a lot easier, and at quick thought
there was no information I could think of that cal(1) gives that would not
be available that way (plus maybe some shell arithmetic expressions).


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