On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, David Wood wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Does 'swish-e ... -s swishlastmodified desc' work in 2.1-dev-20? It seems
> to, or at least -s doesn't complain about getting used with
> swishlastmodified and the results certainly don't come out in rank order.
Does it come out in date order? I think it should.
> First, is it officially the case that auto properties can be used with -s?
> Second, I saw on your devel mailing list that you were discussing
> swishlastmodified's data type and whether it's really sorting as a string
> or a date. Do we now definitively know that swishlastmodified is a date
> type and therefore is sorting properly?
Yes. It is sorted as a number internally.
Properties, on the other hand, are sorted as strings. So a unix timestamp
stored as a property will sort incorrectly on:
> perl -le 'print scalar gmtime 1_000_000_000'
Sun Sep 9 01:46:40 2001
> p.s. Sorry, I'm not much of a cvs master; is there an easy way for me to
> see what has changed in your daily builds? Like some way to just gather
> your commit log entries or something like that to see whether important
> bugs have been fixed or snazzy features added.
CVS is easy to use, so you might consider that again. Much easier than
downloading and gzip and tar.
Or: join the development list (something like 450 messages last month)
Received on Thu Apr 5 07:38:36 2001