[mythtv-users] MythTV does not handle daylight savings properly

Michael Watson michael at thewatsonfamily.id.au
Mon Nov 5 21:44:51 UTC 2012

On 6/11/2012 5:55 AM, Gary Buhrmaster wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 10:16 AM, Brian J. Murrell <brian at interlinx.bc.ca> wrote:
> ....
>> If every custom record rule needs every time specification in them
>> converted to/from UTC, that should be done internally, IMHO.
> There is no way to know the true intent behind custom rules.
> And while **some** custom rules might have been able to be
> automagically converted, no one contributed that code (or
> the dialog that would have been required for upgrade such
> as "Conversion of rule x is now <whatever>, is that correct?"),
> and now that pony has left the building...
> Custom rules give great power.  They also come with great
> responsibility.  And that includes TZ issues.
People generally think of time, as it is in there current time zone.  
Given that most Myth Installations are not portable, there is no reason 
a User should be confronted by UTC Times at any time.

More information about the mythtv-users mailing list