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Date: Wed, 8 Oct 2014 23:29:24 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
To: vlse <>
Subject: Re: Error in interpreting posix timezone TZ environment
 variable by musl-libc

On Thu, Oct 09, 2014 at 08:53:38AM +0530, vlse wrote:
> Well, patch didn't apply cleanly to musl-1.0.3, but I patched it
> manually and compiled. It's fixed. Now musl correctly interprets
> posix TZ environment variables like TZ="IST-5:30".

Thanks for the report. I'll commit the changes.

> Also to note
> error occurs only when asctime program is staticly compiled not when
> compiled with shared musl library

I suspect you might have something wrong with your toolchain that's
causing dynamic linking to use the wrong libc. There's no reason the
dynamic should have been unaffected, so I think you might have
been using glibc or something else for dynamic linking...


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