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From JJoe2 <...@git.apache.org>
Subject [GitHub] log4net pull request: Use UTC internally to avoid ambiguous times
Date Fri, 22 Apr 2016 19:43:44 GMT
GitHub user JJoe2 opened a pull request:

    https://github.com/apache/log4net/pull/24

    Use UTC internally to avoid ambiguous times

    Currently log4net uses local times internally and converts to UTC on output when needed
(e.g. UtcDatePatternConverter).  This can result in inaccurate UTC times during one hour each
year when local time is ambiguous (DateTime.IsAmbiguous = true) for time zones that use daylight
saving time.
    Also TimeEvaluator uses local time, which means it can trigger too early or too late when
local time is ambiguous.
    This change stores current date/time as UTC internally, converting to local when required.
    No new unit tests added as to do so would require mocking DateTime.Now / DateTime.UtcNow,
which isn't justified for such a simple change.

You can merge this pull request into a Git repository by running:

    $ git pull https://github.com/JJoe2/log4net trunk

Alternatively you can review and apply these changes as the patch at:

    https://github.com/apache/log4net/pull/24.patch

To close this pull request, make a commit to your master/trunk branch
with (at least) the following in the commit message:

    This closes #24
    
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commit a66d2fc61c4a1cfd8317aee41385ef6c43373ffc
Author: JoeJoe <jocularjoe@hotmail.com>
Date:   2016-04-22T19:21:07Z

    Use UTC internally to avoid ambiguous times

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