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From ot...@ivillage.com
Subject Re: Failing Junit test only under Ant
Date Wed, 21 Nov 2001 19:45:03 GMT
Hello,

Does anyone know if there is a more elegant solution to this problem?
I thought of doing this, but I was hoping there is a better, more programmatic perhaps, way
of doing this.

Thanks,
Otis



On Sat, 10 November 2001, "Steve Loughran" wrote:

> 
> As a short term hack why not add the unset command to ANT.bat or ant.sh (for
> the latter you can put it in ~/.antrc).
> 
> Better would be to fix your junit test case so that it works regardless of
> the TZ of the user.
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <otisg@ivillage.com>
> To: <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Saturday, November 10, 2001 1:01 PM
> Subject: Failing Junit test only under Ant
> 
> 
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have a unit test that uses Junit and deals with Dates.
> > All Date operations are done in UTC time zone, so that is what Junit tests
> expect.
> > I have my environment variable TZ set to EST5EDT.
> >
> > When I run the unit test from the command line all tests pass.
> >
> > When I run the unit test from Ant it fails because all time values are off
> by 5 hours (UTC is 5 hours ahead of my time zone).
> >
> > Has anyone encountered this?
> > Does anyone have a solution?
> >
> > My solution was to unset my TZ environment variable.
> > As soon as I did that the tests started running fine even from Ant.
> >
> > However, I don't quite like that solution as it forces my to modify my
> environment in order to let the tests pass when I run them under Ant.  Now
> `date` gives me time in GMT :(
> >
> > I would prefer it if I could do something within Ant to prevent it from
> looking at my TZ.
> > I tried fooling Ant like this:
> >
> > <property name="env.TZ" value="UTC"/>
> >
> > However, that had no effect on the outcome.
> >
> > Any ideas?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Otis
> >
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