The end of time

date -ud @$[2**31-1]
The end of unix time and the 32bit era will be Tue Jan 19 03:14:07 UTC 2038 . date -ud @$[2**31] date: invalid date `@2147483648' . In 64bit you have much longer, at least to: date -ud @$[2**55] Sun Jun 13 06:26:08 UTC 1141709097
Sample Output
Tue Jan 19 03:14:07 UTC 2038

By: Escher
2009-09-11 08:48:50

What Others Think

At -151 without even a single comment? What the fsck? Clearly this shows a flaw in the commandlinefu rating system!
unixmonkey365 · 555 weeks ago
Probably rolled over. 32bit, dontchaknow.
DewiMorgan · 533 weeks and 3 days ago
I know this isn't really a useful command, but I'm surprised something would get downvoted so much that isn't malicious or anything.
flarn2006 · 347 weeks and 6 days ago
seofox · 14 weeks and 3 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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