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Re: Changing the time on the server

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Donald Fraser" <demolish(at)cwgsy(dot)net>
Cc: "[ADMIN]" <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Changing the time on the server
Date: 2003-02-21 15:35:43
Message-ID: 14975.1045841743@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Donald Fraser" <demolish(at)cwgsy(dot)net> writes:
> Could somebody tell me the consequences of setting the date forward in time=
>  on the server running PostgreSQL and then at a later date, after some tran=
> sactions have been committed, setting the date back in time?

AFAIR, Postgres itself couldn't care less.  If your application stores
timestamps into the database, it might get a little confused about which
actions were done in what order ...

			regards, tom lane

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