[mythtv-users] time zone with distant frontend

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Tue Dec 29 21:57:41 UTC 2009

On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 4:34 PM, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> Yes, and it applies in /all/ other cases when MythTV applications refuse to
> run due to differences between the time zone configured on the master
> backend and the process that's attempting to connect to that backend.
> In other words, the code works as designed /and/ as required.
> Is it really too much to ask that people configure their systems properly?

It doesn't seem like it should need to be that way, though.

Naively, if I were designing the system from scratch, I'd have the
backend deal exclusively in UTC and have the frontends do time
conversion when necessary for display purposes.


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