[erlang-questions] odd now() behaviour

Zoltan Lajos Kis kiszl@REDACTED
Tue Aug 11 07:39:41 CEST 2009


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> Hi,
> I am seeing an odd behavior with now() on my laptop running ubuntu 8.04
> with
> R13A.
> I had a running erlang shell when I closed the laptop, and the machine
> went
> into suspend mode. The next day when the laptop came out of suspend mode,
> on
> the
> erlang shell,
> calendar:local_time().     returned the correct date/time while
> calendar:now_to_local_time(now()).    printed out the time which was
> behind
> by the same amount of time as the laptop was suspended.
> Is this a bug or the expected behaviour of now()?
> Regards,
>   Amit

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