[rb-general] TZ=UTC wrong?

Michael Stone mstone at debian.org
Thu Oct 31 11:59:28 UTC 2019

On Wed, Oct 30, 2019 at 05:01:56PM +0100, Guillem Jover wrote:
>This indeed works in Debian, but I think it's strictly speaking
>incorrect according to POSIX, and as such is non-portable.

It's non portable in a way which hasn't been relevant in more than 20 
years and as such isn't worth wasting time over. The POSIX TZ spec is 
irrelevant to real systems except insofar as it can be used to explain 
unexpected behavior when people make a typo.

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