Bug#375978: timezone variable not set correctly, bug blocking LSB Conformance
On Tue, Jul 04, 2006 at 04:47:49AM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> Denis Barbier wrote:
> >On Thu, Jun 29, 2006 at 01:51:50PM +0200, Martin Dittmar wrote:
> >>Package: libc6
> >>Version: 2.3.2.ds1-22sarge3
> >>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
> >>in Debian.
> >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
Right, but it means that upstream bugreport is wrong, CVS does not need
to be fixed. We could backport this fix to 2.3.2 instead of applying