From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-29 12:39:17
Anthony Williams wrote:
> "John Maddock" <john_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> Jeff Garland wrote:
>>> Ok, I've looked at it. It clearly looks like a DST related problem.
>>> I can't tell if it's a machine configuration problem or a library
>>> problem...I just know it's something boost date-time can't really
>>> fix. Essentially the problem is that std::local_time and
>>> std::gmtime are returning a time that's 1 hour ahead
>>> GetSystemTimeAsFileTime. So unless the owner of the machine can
>>> diagnose why this has started I guess we should mark this one as
>> I can reproduce this here: the test fails with Borland 5.8.2 and 5.6.4 but
>> passes with msvc-8, intel-9.1 and mingw32. So it's a runtime library issue,
>> not a system one by the looks of it.
> That's a known bug in the Borland library. Well, known to some people, anyway:
> I was told about that bug a few months ago in an unrelated discussion. I don't
> remember whether there was a workaround.
I've marked this as expected now :-(
Boost list run by bdawes at acm.org, gregod at cs.rpi.edu, cpdaniel at pacbell.net, john at johnmaddock.co.uk