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0037991LazarusIDEpublic2020-10-27 09:57
ReporterOndrej Pokorny Assigned To 
PrioritynormalSeverityminorReproducibilityalways
Status newResolutionopen 
Summary0037991: Lazarus IDE should compare UTC file dates when searching for editor changes
DescriptionCurrently Lazarus compares local file dates in order to detect externally modified files.

This results in false-positives on the summertime/wintertime change.
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Juha Manninen

2020-10-26 14:35

developer   ~0126568

> This results in false-positives on the summertime/wintertime change.

I thought the summertime system will be gone after this year in Europe. At least I hope it will. Is it still used somewhere in future?

Ondrej Pokorny

2020-10-26 14:45

developer   ~0126570

OK, I didn't know the summertime is going to be canceled.

But anyway, you may fly to a different timezone and then you have the same problem. Wait... Corona - no flying either :)

Sven Barth

2020-10-27 09:57

manager   ~0126579

According to Wikipedia ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daylight_saving_time ) there are still enough regions out there that use Daylight Saving Time, so yes, that's still needed in the future.

And right now I'm not sure whether the EU will really manage to get rid of DST... And as of now nothing fix is decided there anyway! (look at near the end of the section "Permanent daylight saving time" of the linked Wikipedia article)

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2020-10-26 13:39 Ondrej Pokorny New Issue
2020-10-26 14:35 Juha Manninen Note Added: 0126568
2020-10-26 14:45 Ondrej Pokorny Note Added: 0126570
2020-10-27 09:57 Sven Barth Note Added: 0126579