NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | PCP ENVIRONMENT | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

PMDATE(1)                  General Commands Manual                 PMDATE(1)

NAME         top

       pmdate - display an offset date

SYNOPSIS         top

       pmdate [ offset ... ] format

DESCRIPTION         top

       pmdate displays the current date and/or time, with an optional
       offset.

       An offset is specified with a leading sign (``+'' or ``-''), followed
       by an integer value, followed by one of the following ``scale''
       specifiers;

       S      seconds
       M      minutes
       H      hours
       d      days
       m      months
       y      years

       The output format follows the same rules as for date(1) and
       strftime(3).

       For example, the following will display the date a week ago as
       DDMMYYYY;
               pmdate -7d %d%m%Y

PCP ENVIRONMENT         top

       Environment variables with the prefix PCP_ are used to parameterize
       the file and directory names used by PCP.  On each installation, the
       file /etc/pcp.conf contains the local values for these variables.
       The $PCP_CONF variable may be used to specify an alternative
       configuration file, as described in pcp.conf(5).

SEE ALSO         top

       date(1), strftime(3), pcp.conf(5) and pcp.env(5).

COLOPHON         top

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