Subject: Re: mysql NOW() bug on Alpha?
To: Dave Huang <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/06/2000 09:49:36
On Fri, 6 Oct 2000, Dave Huang wrote:

: Yeah, that does seem to be the problem... when loading in the timezone
: info, it's stuffing the GMT offset into a 64-bit long rather than 32-bit
: int, so negative offsets are being treated as huge positive offsets. The
: patch below seems to fix the problem for me.

Try just "int"; "int32_t" diesn't exist on all platforms, and "int" may well
be accepted back into the MySQL source base.

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