Bugzilla server's system time

Matt Mackall mpm at selenic.com
Fri Feb 22 17:04:35 CST 2013

On Thu, 2013-02-21 at 15:03 +0400, Nikolaj Sjujskij wrote:
> Den 2013-02-16 03:24:41 skrev Matt Mackall <mpm at selenic.com>:
> > On Thu, 2013-02-14 at 23:44 +0100, Isaac Jurado wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I think the bugzilla server's clock is not on time.  I posted a comment
> >> ten minutes ago and it appears as 17:40:53 UTC when it should have been
> >> 22:40:53 UTC.  Maybe it's just the timezone, locale or the Bugzilla
> >> configuration.
> >
> > The server's time was correct, however it's in the EST timezone and
> > Bugzilla defaults users to the server's timezone. I've changed the
> > default to UTC.
>   There's something still incorrect about time there. I have Europe/Moscow  
> (UTC+4) set in my user preferences and a few minutes ago I've added a  
> comment: http://bz.selenic.com/show_bug.cgi?id=3836#c3. Its date is  
> displayed like "2013-02-21 09:52:34 MSK" which is... er... actually, I  
> don't know what it is. Doesn't seem like usual "UTC as local" or vice  
> versa. As of writing, it's 14:59:05, which is 10:59 UTC. Gentoo bugzilla  
> displays time as expected.

I'm at a loss, then. There's a total of one timezone setting in
Bugzilla, and I've toggled it. The system clock and timezone on the
server are correct. Short of setting the system timezone to UTC, there's
not much I can do.

Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.

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