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Re: [bug-gnulib] problem with getdate

From: Dmitry V. Levin
Subject: Re: [bug-gnulib] problem with getdate
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2005 20:27:43 +0400


On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 12:24:35AM -0700, Paul Eggert wrote:
> Derek Price <address@hidden> writes:
> > If I pass these times in as "EDT" (Eastern Daylight Time), then they
> > work.  Ian mentioned doing something similar with "BST" (British
> > Summer Time) in a separate email.  Is this an intentional failure?
> No, it's not.  I installed this fix into gnulib.  Thanks for reporting
> it.
> 2005-04-12  Paul Eggert  <address@hidden>
>       * getdate.y (universal_time_zone_table): New constant.
>       (time_zone_table): Remove GMT, UT, UTC entries; they're now in
>       universal_time_zone_table.
>       (lookup_zone): Prefer universal_time_zone_table to
>       local_time_zone_table, so that "GMT" time stamps are allowed in
>       London during the summer.  Problem reported by Ian Abbott.

This change breaks five tests from coreutils test suite (tests/date):
utc-0a, utc-1a, date2sec-0a, relative-1, relative-2.


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