[squeak-dev] About the new Date

Chris Muller ma.chris.m at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 15:45:36 UTC 2012

I could fix the TimeStamp tests but, as I mentioned, since TimeStamp
is planned for purging from the image, my preference would be to just
do that now...  Addition-by-subtraction..   :)

On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 7:41 AM, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 08, 2012 at 08:04:59AM -0500, David T. Lewis wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 07, 2012 at 09:41:12PM -0600, Chris Muller wrote:
>> > > Here is the system report from a fresh image running on Linux with an
>> > > interpreter VM. I started with a fresh 4.3 image, did an update from
>> > > trunk, then loaded Kernel-cmm.670 from the inbox and ran the tests.
>> >
>> > You need KernelTests-cmm.214 too.
>> D'oh! My apologies.
>> With the test updates loaded, The chronology tests are green with
>> time zone set to UTC, and show nine failures in TimeStampTest and
>> one failure in TimeStampDoTest.
> Sorry, that was horribly unclear. What I meant to say is that the
> failures show up when I use my local time zone setting, which is
> currently 5 hours from UTC for me. This is the "LT" time zone that
> is used by default in a fresh image. The failures go away when I
> set the time zone to UTC (which is not the setting that I would
> normally use).
> Dave
>> What time zone are you using (DateAndTime localTimeZone)? If your
>> time zone offset has a zero duration, please try setting it to something
>> else, and check the effect on the tests.
>> Dave

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