fd.o trash specification - DeletionDate timezone

Alexander Larsson alexl at redhat.com
Mon Sep 22 09:42:35 PDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-09-16 at 12:52 -0700, Karl Chen wrote:
> >>>>> On 2008-09-16 12:36 PDT, Alexander Larsson writes:
>     Alexander> Its ok with me. ATM we don't have any code that
>     Alexander> parses this, we just handle it as a string.
>     Alexander> OTOH, I don't think its a huge problem, as all
>     Alexander> other filesystem times are in an unspecified
>     Alexander> timezone anyway...
> By "filesystem times" do you mean standard posix timestamps like
> mtime?  Those are in UTC.

Ideally yes, but is that really always true in practice? I seem to have
a vague recollection of some mtime issue where nfs servers and clients
were in different timezones. Or maybe i misremember and it was just some
clock-skew thing...

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