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Re: Timezone fun (bugs and a request)

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Zeugswetter Andreas SB SD" <ZeugswetterA(at)spardat(dot)at>,"Oliver Jowett" <oliver(at)opencloud(dot)com>,"Alvaro Herrera" <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>,"Hackers" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Timezone fun (bugs and a request)
Date: 2004-05-25 19:01:24
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I wrote:
> Also, it's worth pointing out here that falling back to Etc/GMT+/-n
> is intended to be just that, a last-ditch fallback that won't be seen
> in normal practice.  We still need to do some more work on
> identify_system_timezone() to make that happen outside North America,
> but I would like to think that average users will never see these zones
> except by deliberate selection.

BTW, as of an hour or so ago, identify_system_timezone is a bit smarter
than before.  Please try it and see if it gets it right on your machine.

			regards, tom lane

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