[Mono-bugs] [Bug 38824][Nor] Changed - we need our own TimeZone code

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Wed, 18 Jun 2003 09:30:30 -0400 (EDT)

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Changed by lupus@ximian.com.


--- shadow/38824	Sat Mar  1 15:47:57 2003
+++ shadow/38824.tmp.20758	Wed Jun 18 09:30:30 2003
@@ -11,13 +11,13 @@
 AssignedTo: mono-bugs@ximian.com                            
 ReportedBy: efeingold@mn.rr.com               
 QAContact: mono-bugs@ximian.com
 TargetMilestone: ---
-Summary: Infinite loop in ves_icall_System_CurrentTimeZone_GetTimeZoneData
+Summary: we need our own TimeZone code
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 Description of Problem:
 If you call ves_icall_System_CurrentTimeZone_GetTimeZoneData with a year 
@@ -112,6 +112,12 @@
 if ((year < 1900) || (year > 2100))
 (mono_get_exception_not_implemented ());
 There must be an easier way of reading the zoneinfo data.
+------- Additional Comments From lupus@ximian.com  2003-06-18 09:30 -------
+I added a workaround for the infinite loop in cvs.
+The complete fix is to use the timezone data from
+ftp://elsie.nci.nih.gov/pub/ directly, since libc doesn't provide the
+info we need for this function.