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From: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>
To: Jonas Stein <jstein@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: isodate for packages.mask starting on 2019-07-01
Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 15:33:34
Message-Id: w6gpnmsv4cj.fsf@kph.uni-mainz.de
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: isodate for packages.mask starting on 2019-07-01 by Jonas Stein
>>>>> On Tue, 02 Jul 2019, Jonas Stein wrote:
>> Could you also look into converting other profile files? They were >> known to have even less consistency than top-level package.mask.
> Good point. I will have a look at it. > It will take some time, because the date formats there are mixed a lot > and we cannot convert it blind with a script.
Indeed, it was quite a mess and required manual fixing after running the script [1]. A few examples: 23/Nov/2018 05 March 2019 15 Nove 2012 05. Mar 2012 14 Jan, 2015 Jan 26, 2019 Feb 16th 2007 2011/07/01 20061112 Also, some devs have visited us from the future: :-) 21 Aug 2107 18 Mar 20180 Ulrich [1] https://gitweb.gentoo.org/repo/gentoo.git/commit/?id=abc0ab8c49ce257499f1b0d2defda707d2f0ae72

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