Issues w/ timezones on gssftpd

Russ Allbery rra at
Thu Nov 30 20:19:35 EST 2006

Philip Prindeville <philipp at> writes:

> So...  the "ANONYMOUS..." line is generated after the chroot, and has
> the correct timezone.  But the two lines that follow didn't.

> What was the theory about that again?

syslog calls strftime in the chroot, which calls tzset again, and tzset
then runs inside the chroot, fails to find appropriate timezone
configuration files, and resets the time zone to what you don't want.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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