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Re: [vote] pin-externals branch to trunk

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2015 21:10:14 +0100

On 10.02.2015 19:34, Julian Foad wrote:
> Stefan Sperling wrote:
>> Julian Foad wrote:
>>> [...] should preserve the exact textual form of the {DATE} spec. I'm not
>>> sure if it currently does.
>> That has been fixed in r1655872. The date string is preserved now.
> Not in that commit, but it does look like it's been fixed in a later commit, but there doesn't seem to be a test for it.
>
>> BTW, I don't know why the Z was in the generated date string but
>> I don't think its intended meaning is "Zulu time". It's part of
>> a static string in our own code (libsvn_subr/time.c):
>>
>> #define TIMESTAMP_FORMAT "%04d-%02d-%02dT%02d:%02d:%02d.%06dZ"
> The 'Z' defined there certainly does mean 'Zulu' (that is, UTC) time.

Indeed it is. All times we use internally are in UTC, and stored so on
the server. The {DATE} values are assumed to be in UTC, too.

-- Brane
Received on 2015-02-10 21:12:16 CET

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