[nycbug-talk] web apps showing diff timezone after FBSD 6.3 -> 7.0 migration?

Jesse Callaway bonsaime at gmail.com
Wed May 7 13:04:40 EDT 2008

On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 12:42 PM, Jesse Callaway <bonsaime at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 10:22 PM, Chris Buechler
> <nycbug at chrisbuechler.com> wrote:
>> Marc Spitzer wrote:
>>> at a guess, what does /etc/localtime look like?  mine is:
>>>  file localtime
>>> localtime: symbolic link to `/usr/share/zoneinfo/America/New_York'
>>> You could be pointing to some where else.
>> Thanks for the reply. It's a cp of
>> /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Kentucky/Louisville.  Also tried a cp of
>> /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/New_York and it displays the same behavior.
>> The `date` output should be incorrect if the timezone is off, it
>> displays correctly as long as I use any Eastern zone.
>> Any other thoughts would be much appreciated.
>> best,
>> Chris
> The MySQL version can certainly have an effect.
> -jesse

Hey, sorry I'm not being more helpful here. I just remember it being
an issue with this one website. Often the date pulled from mysql is
used across the web app for consistency. I forget how to fix it, since
I didn't have to. But it's likely not the OS from what you're saying.


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