[p4] Different time zone between P4 server and p4 clients.

Robert Cowham robert at vaccaperna.co.uk
Sat Feb 23 03:22:27 PST 2008

When you submit a file Perforce uses server time.

When you view information on a client PC then it translates server time to
the local *timezone* (it does not use the actual client PC time just the

So a client PC with faulty clock doesn't cause any problems.

I suggest you prove this for yourself to give yourself peace of mind!

> -----Original Message-----
> From: perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com 
> [mailto:perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com] On Behalf Of 
> TShiue at s3graphics.com
> Sent: 22 February 2008 23:01
> To: perforce-user at perforce.com
> Subject: [p4] Different time zone between P4 server and p4 clients.
> I am not sure how anyone handle this if they have developers 
> in different time zone than where p4 server is.
> We have office in overseas and they will check in code to 
> perforce server in different time zone.
> So, we kind of will end up sync to a file with future date and time.
> Anyone knows how to resolve this problem?
> Thanks
> Tommy
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