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From Bevan Arps <>
Subject Re: [Submit] Rounding error with dependency checking in
Date Tue, 27 Nov 2001 02:19:41 GMT
At 18:14 26/11/2001 -0800, you wrote:
>That should do the trick so long as I avoid using JDK1.1, right? Wrong. 
>Turns out that approximately half the 6000 files I am working with are 
>considered "outdated" and are included in the ZIP file, even after I've 
>just generated a new base ZIP. In other words, there should have been no 
>difference whatsoever and the diff zip should not even be created, but is 
>instead half the size of the original.

Let me guess - you're running under Windows, right?

There's a peculiarity with windows - it only stores timestamps to even seconds.

Dunno why, but it's bitten me before.

Your fix seems appropriate to me - but I'm just a user. <grin>


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