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From: "Markus Selve" <MSELVE@...>
Sent: Wednesday, August 30, 2006 6:18 PM
Subject: Re: [Mingw-users] Compiling issues with MSYS/MinGW (Keith
> mingw-users-bounces@... wrote on 30.08.2006 10:13:18:
>> Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2006 18:06:41 +1000
>> From: "Keith Hutchison" <keith.kjtl.hutchison@...>
>> Subject: Re: [Mingw-users] Compiling issues with MSYS/MinGW
>> To: "MinGW Users List" <mingw-users@...>
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>> Hi Ralf
>> > Could be messed up time stamps in the tarball. Or a wrong system time.
>> sh-2.04$ date
>> Wed Aug 30 18:01:09 EST 2006
> I'm not absolutly sure about this, but maybe that time is wrong? "EST" is
> the abbreviation for Eastern Standard Time: East coast of the USA. But you
> are not on the East coast, right? You're somewhere around Japan? I'm
> thinking that because the time your email came in is given as:
> Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2006 18:06:41 +1000
> And "+1000" is some where in Asia. To be sure, you could enter on your
> $ date +"%c %z"
> Wed Aug 30 11:25:04 2006 +0200
> That gives the time zone not as an abbreviation, but as a number relative
> to Universal Time. My time zone is, you can see, +0200. That is 2 hours
> added to UT, being Central European Daylight saving Time. Eastern Standard
> Time (East coast of USA) would be: -0400.
> But that is just a guess, maybe your time is right and the abbreviation
> "EST" is just not unique.
That's right, it's not unique. In this case it refers to the east coast of