prevalence of "right" time zones without timegm()?
abartlet at samba.org
Thu Jul 7 18:51:23 EDT 2011
On Thu, 2011-07-07 at 16:50 -0400, Tom Yu wrote:
> Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> writes:
> > This does really happen in the real world, and is a nightmare to track
> > down (I spent hours on it). We (Samba Team) found it out via Heimdal,
> > and Fedora 13 or 14 (current as of 2010-09) systems in Seattle time zone
> > (while at a Microsoft interop :-)
> What are the business reasons for configuring a "right" time zone?
> And do the people who choose to do so fully recognize the risks
Perhaps I wasn't clear. Microsoft prepared some default Fedora Linux
installations for us. They selected the west coat US timezone (as you
would). This was not some special setup, it was a default setup. That
is why I'm so concerned about the idea of punting this as 'user error'.
Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org>
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