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From Martin Sebor <>
Subject Re: STDCXX examples fails and reasons [MSVC]
Date Mon, 09 Jul 2007 04:47:15 GMT
Farid Zaripov wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Martin Sebor [] On Behalf Of Martin Sebor
>> Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2007 7:38 AM
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: STDCXX examples fails and reasons [MSVC]
>>>   I have updated the windows build infrastructure to set TZ 
>>> environment variable before run examples. The proposed 
>> similar changes 
>>> in unix infrastructure below, but I'm not sure that is correct:
>> Why not? :)
>   Because in windows infrastructure the TZ environment variable is set
> for all examples only, but my patch in unix infrastructure sets TZ
> variable for tests also.

Hmm. I don't suppose it should matter (our tests shouldn't be relying
on the variable being set to any specific value), but I see what you
mean. Is there a way to set the variable just for examples?


>> If you're not sure it's portable check out the TZ 
>> section in POSIX:
>> Any of MST7, MST07, MST+7, and MST+07 should work. If it 
>> works on the platforms you have access to (Linux and HP-UX) I 
>> say check it in and keep an eye out on failures for a few 
>> days to make sure it works everywhere else.
> Farid.

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