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Bug#95254: marked as done (strftime("%Z") uses ambiguous timezone names)

Your message dated Tue, 12 Aug 2014 00:52:58 -0700
with message-id <53E9C7DA.7070406@cs.ucla.edu>
and subject line Re:  strftime("%Z") uses ambiguous timezone names
has caused the Debian Bug report #95254,
regarding strftime("%Z") uses ambiguous timezone names
to be marked as done.

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Package: shellutils
Version: 2.0.11-5
Severity: normal

I believe the next four commands should return the exact same
output (at least to the minute) but they don't.

anand@caliban:~$ date
Thu Apr 26 05:48:19 EST 2001

anand@caliban:~$ date -u
Wed Apr 25 19:48:21 UTC 2001

anand@caliban:~$ date -u -d "`date`"
Thu Apr 26 10:48:24 UTC 2001

anand@caliban:~$ date -u -d "`date -u`"
Wed Apr 25 19:48:26 UTC 2001

I believe part of the problem is that EST may be matching multiple


-- System Information
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux caliban 2.2.18 #3 SMP Sun Apr 22 18:20:04 EST 2001 i686

Versions of packages shellutils depends on:
ii  libc6                       2.2.2-4      GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  login                       20000902-3.1 System login tools                

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As this bug is fixed in Debian sid now, I'm marking it as done.

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