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Not as far as I know. I think the most likely causes of your problem here are either: (a) one of your machines has its system clock set incorrectly, or (b) the two machines are using different TimeZones or Locales, which would affect how they interpret the endDate. I recommend adding a few lines of code to see what's going on:
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Windows box: This is the endDate Mon Oct 16 15:32:45 CDT 2006 This is todays date Mon Oct 16 15:34:26 CDT 2006
lnux box: This is the endDate Mon Oct 16 15:32:45 CDT 2006 This is todays date Mon Oct 16 15:25:06 CDT 2006
The system.out.println did it.. Suddenly I realized that the times are different, thanks.. [ October 16, 2006: Message edited by: vishwanath nadimpally ]