On 3/1/07, Eric Hodel <drbrain / segment7.net> wrote:
> On Mar 1, 2007, at 13:30, Tomas Pospisek's Mailing Lists wrote:
>
> > The problem is that when you set system time into the past by a
> > month, then your thread will also sleep for a month and not, as you
> > probably expected, only a few seconds. Which is actually the hint
> > for the solution... to be followed.
>
> I don't see how this could be confused for a bug in Ruby.

Sounds like a bug to me.  Time updates happen, sometimes without user
intervention or knowledge.  Software which can glitch or hang up as a
result of this fact isn't robust.

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Avdi