[Logwatch] time range settings
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Fri Feb 2 12:40:09 MST 2007
> Jason wrote:
> > I tried '-1 hours',
> > but if the command runs at 10:15 it'll only pick up 9:15 to
> 10:15, not
> > 9:00 to 10:00. '-1 hours for that hour' appears to do the
> same thing.
> That should have done what you wanted. '-1 hour for that
> hour' or 'one hour ago for that hour' should have provided
> log info for 9:00 to right before 10:00 am, if run between
> 10:00 am and right before 11:00 am.
> If it doesn't work, please send me the appropriate log
> entries, and I will take a look at it.
This does not work:
'one hour ago for that hour'
but this does:
'1 hour ago for that hour'
This also fails:
'between -2 and -1 days'
even though the help text indicates it should work.
As an aside, if you really want a good time, I found a bug just after the
daylight saving time transition, where requesting periods just prior to the
DST change does not work correctly. I started to debug this, and found the
DST offset was not being correctly calculated. I've forgotten all the
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