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Re: bad timestamp

From: Eric Siegerman
Subject: Re: bad timestamp
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 16:22:03 -0400
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On Thu, Apr 18, 2002 at 08:42:08AM +0200, mjar wrote:
> All checked in files, got wrong timestamp.
> [...]
> The timestamp always differ 2 hours (behind), I'll guess this have to do 
> with the daylight savings changes of time (CEST, Stockholm).

Yup.  Timestamps are always stored in the repository in UTC.
This is a Good Thing; imagine if your repo was shared by people
in North America and Australia, as well as yourselves.

CVS could theoretically translate back from UTC into your local
timezone when displaying times, but it doesn't currently do that.


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