On Fri, 22 Apr 2005 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> "git log" seems to have problems interpreting the dates ... looking at the
> commit entries, the time is right ... but it appears that git log applies
> the timezone correction twice, so the changes I just applied at 14:46 PDT
> look like I made them at quarter to five tomorrow morning (+14 hours from
> when I did).
Looks like you are right.
The seconds are already in UTC format, so I think "git log" is wrong to
pass the UTC seconds in to "date", and then tell date that it was done in
the original timezone.
I think it would be nice to use the TZ data to show the thing in the
timezone of the committer, though. Dunno how to do that, maybe something
TZ=$tz date -d "1970-01-01 + $sec sec"
or whatever. Sadly, it looks like "date" doesn't understand timezone
syntax like that - looks like TZ has to be in the long machine-unreadable
format like "US/Pacific" etc. Stupid (either TZ or me - maybe I just
don't know what the right format is).
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