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Re: java.util.Date mess

On Tuesday 12 October 2004 11:35, Jeroen Frijters wrote:
> Michael Koch wrote:
> > On Monday 11 October 2004 15:39, Jeroen Frijters wrote:
> > > I have some code that depends on unspecified behavior of
> > > java.util.Date. In the Sun JDK if you pass out of range
> > > parameters to the Date constructors that take year, month,
> > > date, etc. it will automatically convert to a valid date (for
> > > example, new Date(104, 8, 41) is Oct 11, 2004.)
> > >
> > > I have a rather lame patch that addresses this (see below),
> > > would anyone object to this?
> >
> > Are there mauve test that confirm that this breaks nothing ?
> I made a new Mauve test (attached) that works better with my patch
> (after I fixed one error in my patch and fixed an additional Date
> bug), but it still fails on three tests. One is due to a bug in
> GregorianCalendar and I haven't investigated the other two.
> Is the attached test OK to commit? Do I need to modify any other
> Mauve files to add the test?

Just add the file with a proper ChangeLog entry and be done. Thats all 
you need to do. Thanks for the testcase.


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