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bug #44931: Clock in status line (%c:%s) stops if time has been set backwards until shown time has been reached again

Submitted by:  Axel Beckert <abe>
Submitted on:  Sun 26 Apr 2015 03:53:09 PM UTC  
Category:  Program Logic Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  4.2.1
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
Work Required:  None

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Sun 26 Apr 2015 03:53:09 PM UTC, original submission:

Given the following line in the .screenrc:

hardstatus alwayslastline "%H: %n %t | %w | %l | %c:%s"

If you start screen and then change the time with e.g. "date -s '1 minute ago'", screen's status line shows the same time (including seconds) for one minute and only then continues to show the current system time.

Found in Debian with the 4.1.0 development snapshot as well as with 4.2.1.

Bug-Report at Debian: https://bugs.debian.org/783375

Axel Beckert <abe>


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