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Re: How do I diff from 'add' to rev 1.1?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: How do I diff from 'add' to rev 1.1?
Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2006 21:50:38 -0400 (EDT)

Holger writes:
> This works:
>  cvs -q diff -u --new-file -D "1970-01-02" -r 1.1
> This doesn't:
>  cvs -q diff -u --new-file -D "1970-01-01" -r 1.1
> "cvs [diff aborted]: Can't parse date/time: 1970-01-01"
> Go figure!

Try "1970-01-01 UTC".  User-specified times are assumed to be in local
time.  If 1970-01-01 in your local timezone is before 1970-01-01 UTC, it
won't be representable when converted to UTC, which prompts the above

-Larry Jones

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