[kaffe] DateFormatTest regression

Guilhem Lavaux guilhem at kaffe.org
Wed Mar 3 13:14:03 PST 2004

Dalibor Topic wrote:

> Salut Gwenole,
> Gwenole Beauchesne wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Now that we switched month to March, the DateFormatTest now fails:
>> [gb at no regression]$ $JAVA DateFormatTest
>> Same time zone
>> Dates don't match? Tue Mar 02 17:12:12 GMT+01:00 2004 != Tue Mar 02 
>> 18:12:12 GMT+01:00 2004
>> Different time zone
> Yep, I;m getting that one too. I thought I made some mistake in the 
> verifier code merge, and went back for quite a while, but the error 
> kept reoccuring. I think the 'March did it!' assertion is true. Phew, 
> so it wasn't me after all :)
> I'll see if there are fixes in GNU Classpath, I haven't resynced for a 
> week.
After some experiment, I'm principally suspecting SimpleTimeZone for 
this. The bug also occurs with WET but not with some other really 
similar timezones (like America/Scoresbysund)... Maybe tomorrow...

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