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From Issac Goldstand <>
Subject Re: setting TZ env var
Date Tue, 15 Nov 2011 22:28:18 GMT
On 15/11/2011 21:35, William A. Rowe Jr. wrote:
> On 11/15/2011 10:06 AM, Paul Querna wrote:
>> To merge to trunk I'd like to have it detect your active timezone,
>> instead of forcing UTC+0, but if you changed timezones on your
>> machine, you will need to restart httpd.
>> Thoughts?
> If it did so (extract the correct offset) then I'd be +1.
> I'm not clear if the zone changes between EDT and EST, but I'd
> presume the name doesn't and the value does?
> OTOH, this causes something of a mess in the server logs.  If the
> user cycles them out between restarts, then sticking to the same
> time zone for the lifespan of the server seems like a feature, to me.

Well, for me it went beyond saying that the proposal would include a
config directive to overwrite the detected system TZ...

I'd likely -1 anything that assumed without allowing the user to specify
an override.


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