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Re: CVS - timestamp

From: Lamar Seifuddin
Subject: Re: CVS - timestamp
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2001 13:20:40 -0500

Thanks, Larry,

I knew you would know the answer!

Larry Jones wrote:

> 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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