[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #5791: Allow time zone ID's whose to differ by space/underscore

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Oct 8 22:49:30 UTC 2008

On 10/08/2008 06:05 PM, Simon Kenyon wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-10-07 at 19:32 +0000, MythTV wrote:
>> #5791: Allow time zone ID's whose to differ by space/underscore
> is this change anything to do with the fact that my FE will not start,
> stating the following:
> 2008-10-08 22:58:42.270 Time zone settings on the master backend differ
> from those on this system.
> 2008-10-08 22:58:42.271 Detected time zone settings:
>     Master: Zone ID: 'Eire', UTC Offset: '3600', Current Time:
> '2008-10-08T22:58:42'
>      Local: Zone ID: 'TZif2

Is that exactly what the log file said?  If so, it seems that something 
is wrong in the code as it should have given UTC Offset and Current time 
for the frontend.

> 2008-10-08 22:58:42.272 The time and/or time zone settings on this
> system do not match those in use on the master backend. Please ensure
> all frontend and backend systems are configured to use the same time
> zone and have the current time properly set.
> my BE and FE both have /etc/localtime being symbolic links
> to /usr/share/zoneinfo/Eire
> so what did i do wrong?

For now, start the frontend with:

TZ='Eire' mythfrontend


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