Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2012 17:54:08 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...ifal.cx> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: localtime() isn't local On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 10:34:06AM +0200, Yoran Heling wrote: > > you may want to try > > > > TZ=CEST ./localtime-musl > > Ah, I didn't realize that the use of /etc/localtime wasn't part of > POSIX. I don't have a TZ variable set, so that explains the output. > TZ=CEST didn't work, but TZ=CEST-2 did the trick. > > This is quite a bummer, though. I use musl to create static binaries for > Linux, and every glibc-based distribution (i.e. the vast majority) uses > /etc/localtime rather than the TZ variable. :-( > > Thanks for the clarification. And thanks for voicing that this is omission is an issue that's important to you. It's been on my mind for a while, just at low priority; knowing that somebody cares about it will move it to the front of my agenda. At the moment I'm trying to get things in order for a release, but after that I'll take a serious look at what's involved in adding zoneinfo support. Rich
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