prevalence of "right" time zones without timegm()?

Tom Yu tlyu at MIT.EDU
Thu Jul 7 16:53:50 EDT 2011

Dave Daugherty <dave.daugherty at> writes:

> I am one of the people who brought up this issue.  Our customer
> solved the problem by configuring for standard time zone, hence the
> urgency was greatly reduced to implement a code fix - so it got
> pushed to the back of the to-do list.

> We support over 200 different variants of Unix with 1000's of
> installations and have only run across this problem once so far.

Thanks for the information.  Is it true that the customer explicitly
configured a "right" time zone, and that the "right" time zones are
also not the default on an installation of the OS?

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