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Re: WinCVS time information

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: WinCVS time information
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2003 10:24:35 -0500 (EST)

"Paul Raine (Con)" writes:
> Since the Clocks went forward this week my WinCVS has been behaving
> strangely.
> Usually , when I update the files in my sandbox, they go white - indicating
> that I havent edited them. But now they stay red, even if they have
> syncronised with the repository. Also the time of the files look to be a
> couple of hours out. Ive checked the time on both my PC and the CVS server
> and they both appear to be correct. Does anyone know what my problem is and
> how to fix it?

What versions of CVS/WinCVS are you using?  There is a common bug in
Windows C libraries that writes timestamps in an incorrect format and
can cause this problem, but recent versions of CVS contain code to work
around it.

-Larry Jones

OK, there IS a middle ground, but it's for sissy weasels. -- Calvin

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