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Re: cvs 1.12.9 not handling time zones properly?

From: Derek Robert Price
Subject: Re: cvs 1.12.9 not handling time zones properly?
Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2004 11:10:17 -0400
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Chris Bohn wrote:

> I found this in the windows-NT\ChangeLog:
> 2000-11-21  Derek Price  <derek.price@openavenue.com>
>     * filesubr.c (check_statbuf): subtract 3600 from the times returned
>     by the stat function when daylight savings time is in effect due
> to a
>     bug in Windoze.  Fixes a bug where CVS thinks all files have been
>     touched after a transition to or from daylight savings time.
> I'm guessing this is it, and maybe the bug was fixed in Windows but
> never fixed in cvs?  The following link (resolves to a news group)
> has related information:
> http://tinyurl.com/3jtxh
> especially the last thread (Derek's last post).

I found more info - see my last email.

A few thoughts on this.  Maybe it's time to just remove the
hack/workaround and expect people to patch their systems?  I think
maybe Win95/98/ME won't be patchable for this.

Could this be dynamically detectable?  This would be better than
detecting at compile time as we could still then issue a single CVS
binary for all Windows platforms, but detecting the issue at compile
time would be second best and a #define referenced at compile timer
(probably defaulting to the no-windows-bug behavior) would be my third

I don't have a whole lot of free time right now and Windows is not my
primary interest, so it would be nice to see a working patch.  Conrad
Pino has been dealing with some of our recent Windows issues but I
haven't heard from him in a little while and don't know his current
level of interest/free time.



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