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RE: Touch has a bug w/Daylight Savings time in the US
- To: 'Sean Phelan' <sphelan at sqcn dot com>, cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: RE: Touch has a bug w/Daylight Savings time in the US
- From: John Wiersba <John dot Wiersba at medstat dot com>
- Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2000 18:16:51 -0400
Both work properly on my machine, but maybe it's because I'm running the
-- John Wiersba
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sean Phelan [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, April 03, 2000 6:22 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Touch has a bug w/Daylight Savings time in the US
> Hi all,
> In case I'm the first one to discover this, there's a problem
> with Cygwin's
> TOUCH. It doesn't handle the daylight-savings crossover properly.
> Once the Daylight-Savings is crossed (ex:4/1/99), touch
> improperly sets the
> file date if the date is before this crossover date.
> EX: "touch 0401120900 file.ext" will set the date to 1:09p
> instead of 12:09p
> BUT: "touch 0403120900 file.ext" will set the date to 12:09p
> as expected.
> Naturally, this is a bug which could bite someone.
> Hope this helps,
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