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Re: CVS - timestamp

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: CVS - timestamp
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2001 13:50:03 -0400 (EDT)

Lamar Seifuddin writes:
> It appears that the time of an update (checked in file)
> is GMT.   Anyway to change this to local time?

No.  CVS is designed to be a distributed system with users potentially
in lots of different time zones, so the only sane way to store
timestamps is in UTC (aka GMT).  In general, input to CVS is always in
local time but output is in UTC (as is internal storage).

-Larry Jones

Well of course the zipper's going to get stuck if everyone
stands around WATCHING me! -- Calvin

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