[jcifs] timezone problems
julian.reschke at gmx.de
Mon Mar 8 20:19:43 GMT 2004
Michael B Allen wrote:
> Julian Reschke said:
>>I'm not sure why JCifs is trying to compensate for DST differences here.
> Because it's required to generate the correct time. See the CIFS docs for
Can you point to a specific section...?
Do we agree that the correct time *indeed* is measured in milliseconds
since the Epoch? Why would that value depend on DST settings on either
client or server?
>>Anyway, this seems to the reason why java.io.File and SmbFile report
>>different times for the same file on my machine, if the timestamp falls
>>into a DST month.
> Please provide an example program that illustrates this problem. I just
> recently checked getting and setting stamps 6 months back and confirmed
> that examples/FileInfo.java reports the same as what is displayed in
> Explorer on the target (on Windows NT 4 anyway).
Well, I did, didn't I? See:
If you can't reproduce this, we should find out why. If you can, I think
this is a bug :-)
BTW: I'm prepared to believe that this adjustment is needed on *some*
platforms, but it doesn't seem to be the case for either W2000
Professional nor for W2003.
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