[lfs-support] e2fsprogs test failures on version SVN-20120806

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Fri Aug 17 10:19:25 PDT 2012


On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 10:51:06AM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> 
> On a fresh LFS svn system, I can do
> 
> $ TZ=EST date;date;date -u
> Thu Aug 16 23:56:26 EST 2012
> Fri Aug 17 04:56:26 GMT 2012
> Fri Aug 17 04:56:51 UTC 2012
> 
> My understanding is that POSIX ignores leap seconds, and TZ settings 
> does not.  The above seems correct to me, but I'm not 100% sure.  The 
> above is with a /etc/localtime setting of '/usr/share/zoneinfo/GMT' -> 
> '/etc/localtime'.  Without that, the 'date' command reverts to UTC.
> 
>    -- Bruce
 Yes, I suspect that within LFS only the testsuites are going to
notice.  I've opened a thread on -dev.

 I assume you ran that command about 12 hours ago.

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