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

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 11:21:14 PDT 2012


Ken Moffat wrote:
> 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.

>   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.

LOL.  Yes.

   -- Bruce




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