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Re: Daylight Saving Time

From: Arbees
Subject: Re: Daylight Saving Time
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2001 13:27:25 -0700 (PDT)

The fix came out with Visual Studio SP3 (SP5 is out
now), you would need to get this service pack (which
includes the fixed run time libraries) and rebuild
make (or wait for a week and forget about it till 2007
:) )

The following is the fix related info at Microsoft:



--- "Paul D. Smith" <address@hidden> wrote:
> This is a bug in Microsoft Windows, not in GNU make.
> It was reported in January, 1999 and apparently
> still broken more than
> two years later (contrary to the text in this
> article, I've had reports
> of this problem this week from people running
> Windows up to and
> including W2K).
>   http://www.pcworld.com/news/article.asp?aid=9327
> There is no real fix, since the bug is in Windows,
> not in make.  I
> believe you have these choices:
>  1) Change your timezone from PST5PDT (or whatever)
> to GMT-9 (or
>     whatever).  Since this uses a fixed offset from
> GMT, it's not
>     affected by the DST calculation bug.
>  2) Edit the GNU make sources and remove the check,
> and rebuild make.
>  3) Live with it for a week; they're just warnings. 
> Maybe Microsoft
>     will fix this problem before it happens again in
> April, 2007.
>     Or, maybe we can make this into an international
> vacation week that
>     happens every 6-7 years, in honor of Microsoft!
>  4) Get a better^H^H^H^H^H^H ... real^H^H^H^H ...
> uh, never mind.
> -- 
>  Paul D. Smith <address@hidden>          Find some
> GNU make tips at:
>  http://www.gnu.org                     
> http://www.paulandlesley.org/gmake/
>  "Please remain calm...I may be mad, but I am a
> professional." --Mad Scientist
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