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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-22017

Unit test failure from test_usergetdate

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.9.8
    • Fix Version/s: 1.9.9
    • Component/s: Libraries
    • Labels:
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    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_19_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_19_STABLE

      Description

      I get a unit test failure in 1.9.x stable.

      Fail: lib/simpletest/testmoodlelib.php / ? moodlelib_test / ? test_usergetdate / ?
      Equal expectation fails because [Integer: 3] differs from [Integer: 11] by 8 at [/Users/tim/Documents/workspace/moodle_19/lib/simpletest/testmoodlelib.php line 289]

      The issue is that when you call usergetdate($ts) without the second argument, the result depends on $USER. What you should do is

      1. At the start of this test, store $USER->timezone in a temporary variable.

      2. Also at the start of the test, set $USER->timezone to a particular value.

      3. At the end of the test, set $USER->timezone back to the real value that you stored in a temporary.

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            Assignee:
            andyjdavis Andrew Davis
            Reporter:
            timhunt Tim Hunt
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            Component watchers:
            Amaia Anabitarte, Carlos Escobedo, Ferran Recio, Ilya Tregubov, Sara Arjona (@sarjona)
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              Fix Release Date:
              8/Jun/10