Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2014 22:20:56 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: do_tzset() prevents reusing the same name of a timezone file On Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 12:20:05AM +0400, Королев Сергей wrote: > Hi, all. > > I have a question about do_tzset() function implementation (musl v1.1.5). > The function has the following conditions to prevent timezone file remapping > > if (old_tz && !strcmp(s, old_tz)) return; All this line does is prevent any reloading if the TZ variable has not changed since do_tzset() was last called. > which do not allow to use "TZ" environment variable pointing to the same > file (e.g. /etc/localtime). But some distros replace this file directly or > use it as a symlink. > > Is this limitation a bug or a feature? Can you clarify what problem you're actually experiencing? /etc/localtime is currently supported/used if TZ is unset or set to the empty string. Rich
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