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PROGRAM:

NAME


shtool-mdate - GNU shtool pretty-print last modification time

SYNOPSIS


shtool mdate [-n|--newline] [-z|--zero] [-s|--shorten] [-d|--digits] [-f|--field-sep str]
[-o|--order spec] path

DESCRIPTION


This command pretty-prints the last modification time of a given file or directory path,
while still allowing one to specify the format of the date to display.

OPTIONS


The following command line options are available.

-n, --newline
By default, output is written to stdout followed by a "newline" (ASCII character
0x0a). If option -n is used, this newline character is omitted.

-z, --zero
Pads numeric day and numeric month with a leading zero. Default is to have variable
width.

-s, --shorten
Shortens the name of the month to a english three character abbreviation. Default is
full english name. This option is silently ignored when combined with -d.

-d, --digits
Use digits for month. Default is to use a english name.

-f, --field-sep str
Field separator string between the day month year tripple. Default is a single space
character.

-o, --order spec
Specifies order of the day month year elements within the tripple. Each element
represented as a single character out of ``"d"'', ``"m"'' and ``"y"''. The default for
spec is ``"dmy"''.

EXAMPLE


# shell script
shtool mdate -n /
shtool mdate -f '/' -z -d -o ymd foo.txt
shtool mdate -f '-' -s foo.txt

HISTORY


The GNU shtool mdate command was originally written by Ulrich Drepper in 1995 and revised
by Ralf S. Engelschall <rse@engelschall.com> in 1998 for inclusion into GNU shtool.

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