[mythtv-users] Frontend to Backend (different timezone) ?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Nov 8 17:07:40 UTC 2010

  On 11/08/2010 06:57 AM, Alessandro wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I am living in France, but my mythbox is in UK time (simpler that way,
> as all my recordings are from FreeSat UK etc etc).
> However, I have a macbook running mythfront end that I want to connect
> to the backend to watch recordings/live TV etc - but, I need to change
> my macbook's timezone before it will work correctly.
> The frontend app just crashes,

Exits.  It's not a crash.  :)

>   if the mac is not configured to as UK
> timezone like the backend.
> Is there a way to 'trick' the frontend or backend so that I don't need
> to keep changing my macbook's timezone each time I open the front end?
> (and save setting it back to France time when closing the frontend
> app) !!
> Thanks in advance everyone!

Assuming a Bourne-type shell:

export TZ='Europe/London'


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