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diff --git a/date.c b/date.c
index 57331ed..876d679 100644
--- a/date.c
+++ b/date.c
@@ -705,6 +705,28 @@ int parse_date_basic(const char *date, unsigned long *timestamp, int *offset)
return 0; /* success */
}
+int parse_expiry_date(const char *date, unsigned long *timestamp)
+{
+ int errors = 0;
+
+ if (!strcmp(date, "never") || !strcmp(date, "false"))
+ *timestamp = 0;
+ else if (!strcmp(date, "all") || !strcmp(date, "now"))
+ /*
+ * We take over "now" here, which usually translates
+ * to the current timestamp. This is because the user
+ * really means to expire everything she has done in
+ * the past, and by definition reflogs are the record
+ * of the past, and there is nothing from the future
+ * to be kept.
+ */
+ *timestamp = ULONG_MAX;
+ else
+ *timestamp = approxidate_careful(date, &errors);
+
+ return errors;
+}
+
int parse_date(const char *date, char *result, int maxlen)
{
unsigned long timestamp;