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Re: [PATCH 3/3] t0006-date.sh: add `human` date format tests.




On Tuesday, January 8, 2019 11:58:29 PM MST Johannes Sixt wrote:
> But notice that the value of $TODAY_REGEX contains blanks.
> 
> In this line
> 
> check_human_date "$(($(date +%s)-18000)) +0200" $TODAY_REGEX
> 
> the value of $TODAY_REGEX is substituted and then the value is split
> into fields at the blanks because the expansion is not quoted.
> 
> As a consequence, function check_human_date considers only the first
> part of $TODAY_REGEX, i.e. 'A-Z][a-z][a-z]' (which is parameter $2), but
> ignores everything else (because it does not use $3 or $4).
> 
> -- Hannes

I hadn't understood your original comment, but now i understand.   Will fix.