[mythtv-users] Mythweb DST buglet

Sean Healy schealy at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 03:38:38 UTC 2007

I noticed and was able to replicate this too.  It appears the error is with
MySQL keeping time based on the /etc/localtime settings when MySQL starts.

So if you updated your tzdata but haven't rebooted or restarted MySQL since
doing the update, you should probably go ahead and do that.


On 3/11/07, f-myth-users at media.mit.edu <f-myth-users at media.mit.edu> wrote:
> In case this saves someone else some headscratching---or engenders some:
> I'm running 0.18.1 in a Breezy that hasn't been updated from the repos
> in at least a year (e.g., I deliberately held back on ever updating it
> so I didn't have to be constantly recompiling ivtv, lirc, etc every
> time it took a kernel update).  The machine is correctly running on
> the new DST (accomplished by downloading the new data files and doing
> "zic northamerica" and then changing /etc/localtime and timezone from
> Ubuntu's "US"-based stuff to the "America"-based stuff).
> Recordings are being made at the right time.
> However---I just discovered that scheduling a manual recording via
> Mythweb does something odd---if I schedule a recording for 23:10, when
> I click "Create schedule", the form that gets immediately echoed back
> to me has magically changed the start time to 00:10.  The subtitle
> that's automatically generated still says 23:10, though, and the FE
> also claims the recording will happen at 23:10, and in fact it -does-
> happen at 23:10.  The files are named correctly, too.  This is
> absolutely repeatable and never used to happen.
> I saw chatter here that PHP may have its own DST routines that might
> need updating, but I don't know where those might be.  (And, frankly,
> if this is the -only- symptom, I might leave it alone, since the
> machine will be updated to Dapper and a newer Myth within the year.)
> The rest of Mythweb seems to be operating correctly, e.g., the status
> & schedules pages, etc.
> So I dunno if this is fixed in a more-recent mythweb and/or a
> more-recent PHP, but it might be something to watch out for.
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