Bug#375978: timezone variable not set correctly, bug blocking LSB Conformance
Denis Barbier wrote:
On Thu, Jun 29, 2006 at 01:51:50PM +0200, Martin Dittmar wrote:
Problem: after calling the C method "ctime" the global variable
"timezone" is not set correctly with certain TZ environment variables.
With TZ=JKL3:10PNM4:40 set, the value of "timezone" is expected to be
11400, but has a nonsense value of 18000.
For a demonstration please see the attched file test.c
This is a libc bug (already in libc Bugzilla (see
http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2865 )), but can be fixed
Your test program runs fine with 2.3.6 (sid) and 2.4 (experimental)
here, can you please check?
Yes, but it fails on sarge, the version against which the bug has been
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