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Re: possible bug

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2005-06-28 01:43:19 CEST

"Andy Cutright" <Andy.Cutright@borland.com> writes:

> the time stamp i get back from the client libraries is a long,
> representing milliseconds since the epoch, so supposedly i've got a
> window of milliseconds, i believe. please correct me if i'm wrong.

A long? Which libraries?

I don't really do Java, but as far as I can tell the javhl bindings
use Date, see org.tigris.subversion.javahl/LogMessage.java. Goggle
tells me that Java's Date is in milliseconds so the javahl bindings
don't return the full timestamp.

> i do hear what you're saying about multiple commits potentially making
> the timestamp a weak key.
> should i file a bug then?

On Java perhaps :) Does Java have a time/date class that represents
microseconds? If not then the bindings would need to use something
other than, or in addition to, the native Java type.

Philip Martin
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Received on Tue Jun 28 01:44:15 2005

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