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RE: New Daylight Savings Time

From: Cain, Tom <tcain_at_solekai.com>
Date: 2007-01-15 21:11:35 CET

After reading this thread again, it seems that subversion simply relies
on win32 API calls. So, I think you are correct, the host system (in our
case, WinXP), should have the responsibility of properly handling the
DST changes.

-----Original Message-----
From: Andy Levy [mailto:andy.levy@gmail.com]
Sent: Monday, January 15, 2007 12:08 PM
To: Cain, Tom
Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Re: New Daylight Savings Time

On 1/15/07, Cain, Tom <tcain@solekai.com> wrote:
>
>
>
> Hello,
> I've been tasked with determining how, if at all, our application will

> be impacted by the new Daylight Savings Time in 2007.
>
> Will Subversion be impacted by this? More specifically, will there be
> a patch to subversion to address this? I saw a thread from another
> user asking the same question last year, but I believe the final
> response was, "I don't know". I guess I'm wondering if more research
> has been done in this area?
>
> Here is the previous post:
> http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?listName=users&msgNo=587
> 65

Shouldn't it be the responsibility of the host environment to provide
the proper timezone information? Subversion appears to store everything
as UTC - I would imagine that any "conversion" would be done by checking
the host environment for a UTC offset.

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