Bug 735933 - system-config-user calculates wrong expiry date
Summary: system-config-user calculates wrong expiry date
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-users
Version: 19
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nils Philippsen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: 736037
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-09-06 07:54 UTC by Miroslav Vadkerti
Modified: 2015-02-18 13:37 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of: 447710
: 736037 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2015-02-18 13:37:23 UTC

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Description Miroslav Vadkerti 2011-09-06 07:54:44 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #447710 +++

Description of problem:

system-config-user calculates the wrong expire date.
When the expire date is set to 0 it shows the 01-02-1970, but not the
01-01-1970. All other dates are one day later!

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start system-config-user, set the expire date to 1970-01-01
2. Look into /etc/shadow -> correct 0
3. Load the user with system-config-user again and hav a look to the expire
date: 1970-01-02

Actual results:
One day later

Expected results:
same date

Additional info:

Comment 1 Nils Philippsen 2011-09-06 11:15:41 UTC
This actually only applies to expiration dates before 1970-01-01 UTC.

Comment 2 Nils Philippsen 2011-09-06 11:18:02 UTC
fixed in git:

commit 57ba7b55d6d6606792ec2bf444fe62958ff15b0c
Author:     Nils Philippsen <nils@redhat.com>
AuthorDate: Tue Sep 6 13:16:08 2011 +0200

    correctly calculate expiration dates before the epoch (#735933)

Comment 3 Fedora End Of Life 2013-04-03 19:55:46 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 19 development cycle.
Changing version to '19'.

(As we did not run this process for some time, it could affect also pre-Fedora 19 development
cycle bugs. We are very sorry. It will help us with cleanup during Fedora 19 End Of Life. Thank you.)

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