[Rpcemu] RPCEmu and Time

Matthew Phillips spam2011m at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Mar 28 11:28:34 PDT 2017

In message <5623de7e4dwebpages at sprow.co.uk>
 on 28 Mar 2017 Sprow  wrote:

> In article <5623d81c25rinfo at avisoft.f9.co.uk>,
>    Martin <rinfo at avisoft.f9.co.uk> wrote:
> > In article <20170326163138.GA22998 at spod.org>,
> >    Peter Howkins <rpcemu.howkins at marutan.net> wrote:
> > > Can you get Marin Avison to describe the issue as he sees it?
> >
> > I have sent Peter as much detailed information as I can, but I will
> > summarise the problem here as I see it.
> >
> > The times are not the same as shown on 'real' RISC OS machines, or on
> > VRPC with HostFS 2009 or later.
> Extra pertinent information would be what underlying FS the HostFS files
> are held on? NTFS stores times in UTC, FAT stores times in local time,

HostFS will not be interfacing with the FS direct, though, so will either be
using a Linux or Windows API call to read the timestamp.  It sounds like it's
Windows.  Is RPCEmu or HostFS using an API call which returns local time
adjusted for DST, rather than UTC?

Matthew Phillips

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