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Re: An experiment about file timestamp

On Thursday 04 November 2010 16:17:29 Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 11/04/2010 10:23 AM, Rodolfo Medina wrote:
> > Chris Jackson<c.jackson@shadowcat.co.uk>  writes:
> >> File timestamps are (or at least should be) stored in UTC. It's the
> >> display of them that's affected.
> >
> > But I did the following experiment: on a computer with system time set to
> > UTC, I created a file at 14:43 UTC.  Then I copied it via rsync and
> > ethernet cross cable to another PC with system time set to GMT, one hour
> > late respect to UTC. I expected that, on the 2nd PC, the timestamp was
> > displayed in the local time, i.e. 15:43; instead, it appears as 14:43 as
> > well.  (For the copy I used the -t option.)
> Eh?  Is not UTC, for all practical purposes, the same as GMT?



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