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ref: b3215c807556cdaaa0f949f1fb3f97c484ffd1da
parent: 1da1ac52d201bdc6656b91a4b1792581120b2d09
author: Ori Bernstein <ori@eigenstate.org>
date: Thu Jun 17 17:12:26 EDT 2021

date(1): document '-f' option

--- a/sys/man/1/date	Wed Jun 16 11:25:02 2021
+++ b/sys/man/1/date	Thu Jun 17 17:12:26 2021
@@ -6,6 +6,9 @@
 [
 .I option
 ] [
+.B -f
+.I format
+] [
 .I seconds
 ]
 .br
@@ -16,6 +19,8 @@
 .B
 	Tue Aug 16 17:03:52 CDT 1977
 .PP
+Or the format specified by the format option.
+
 The options are
 .TP
 .B -u
@@ -33,6 +38,13 @@
 .TP
 .B -m
 Report the date as an email compatible (RFC2822) time stamp.
+.TP
+.B -f
+Print using the format specified by the
+.I format
+string rather than the default. Format strings are in the format used by
+.IR tmdate (2)
+
 .PP
 The conversion from Greenwich Mean Time to local time depends on the
 .B $timezone
@@ -65,3 +77,5 @@
 .B /sys/src/cmd/date.c
 .br
 .B /sys/src/cmd/clock.c
+.SH "SEE ALSO"
+.IR tmdate (2)