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Re: BUG #6637: Casablanca timezone is wrong

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: dchuet(at)odotech(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #6637: Casablanca timezone is wrong
Date: 2012-05-22 19:47:37
Message-ID: CA+Tgmoa-VaospbYUjP_i=nnFp+4wFw6e-RZWKDdrbfc4J3Earg@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 3:46 PM, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 11:08 AM,  <dchuet(at)odotech(dot)com> wrote:
>> The following bug has been logged on the website:
>>
>> Bug reference:      6637
>> Logged by:          David Chuet
>> Email address:      dchuet(at)odotech(dot)com
>> PostgreSQL version: 9.0.7
>> Operating system:   Windows 7 x64
>> Description:
>>
>> Using Postgresql command :
>>
>> ------------------------------------------
>> SELECT * FROM pg_timezone_names
>> ------------------------------------------
>> We get for Africa/Casablanca, timezone equal to WET with no DST.
>>
>> This is not true from 2010.
>> See Wikipedia, for Morocco:
>>
>> Time zone       WET (UTC+0)
>> Summer (DST)    WEST (UTC+1)(May 2nd to August 7th)
>>
>> So, I cannot set correctly the DateTime for an install in Morocco.
>
> We get the time zone list from the operating system.  It might not be
> working correctly, but based on this amount of information I can't
> speculate as to why.

And of course now I see that (1) someone already replied to your
reposting of this bug and (2) what I just told you was completely
wrong.

Sorry for the noise.

-- 
Robert Haas
EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com
The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company

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