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Re: Strange problems with slipping dates

On Feb 17, Philippe Troin wrote
> Now, I remember updating timezone recently. Would have someone 
> changed the PST timezone ? Hmmm ? By a few seconds ? Make the changes 
> seemingly randomly distributed in the filesystem ? But for mirrored 
> directories, as mirror does an explicit touch on every file it 
> downloads, with zero seconds, a small shift backwards would make all 
> the files obsolete...
> If this is it, we should warn mirror users...

I had a problem with mirror wanting to redownload everything last week
also.  I did some checking and the problem is indeed in the timezone
data.  Reverting back to the old version or using the version from
glibc (the two are identical) fixes the problem.

David Engel                        ODS Networks
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