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Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2024 04:42:53 +0000 (UTC)
From: Thorsten Glaser <>
Subject: Re: Broken mktime calculations when crossing DST boundary

Alexander Weps dixit:

>> | If a geographical timezone changes its UTC offset such that “old
>> | 00:00” becomes “new 00:30” and mktime() is given 00:20, it treats that
>> | as either 20 minutes after “old 00:00” or 10 minutes before “new
>> | 00:30”, and gives back appropriately altered struct tm fields.
>Provide source.

POSIX Issue 8d4, lines 48038ff, page 1430.

> Wish I had pine to hand :-( I'll give lynx a try, thanks.

Michael Schmitz on nntp://
a.k.a. {}#news.gmane.linux.debian.ports.68k in pine

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