SPUG: Date::Manip infinite loop

Ronald J Kimball rjk-spug at tamias.net
Sat Jan 12 20:21:28 PST 2013

On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 02:36:35PM -0800, Joel Grow wrote:
> Hello SPUG gurus,
> I'm stumped as to why the code below gets into an infinite loop on 
> November 4, 2012.  I tried starting $current_date at Jan 1, 2011, and it 
> gets into an infinite loop on November 6, 2011. This is on a linux box 
> running perl 5.10.1.  When I run it on another linux box running 5.8.8, 
> it works fine. Any idea what's going on? Thanks!

Daylight Saving Time ended on November 4 in 2012, and on November 6 in
2011.  Somehow Date::Manip is not handling this correctly when adding a


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