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SOLVED: gnu tar opens tgz's with file times in the future
- From: Shing-Fat Fred Ma <fma at doe dot carleton dot ca>
- To: Shing-Fat Fred Ma <fma at doe dot carleton dot ca>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 23:26:26 -0500
- Subject: SOLVED: gnu tar opens tgz's with file times in the future
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Shing-Fat Fred Ma wrote:
I'm gnu-tarring files with tar version 1.13.25
on solaris, then untarring with the same version
on cygwin. The files are dated 2002-12-31 18:09:xx
in the tgz on solaris. When I sftp them to cygwin,
the tar programs shows the files to be dated
2003-01-01 03:09.xx. But typing "date" at the
cygwin prompt shows the computer clock to be right
i.e. Tue Dec. 31 2002.
It was the time zone not set right on the PC.
Didn't know gnu tar was made to compensate
for time zones......
Fred Ma, firstname.lastname@example.org
Carleton University, Dept. of Electronics
1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario
Canada, K1S 5B6
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