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

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 22:32:55 UTC 2012

On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 10:44 AM, Michael Watson <
michael at thewatsonfamily.id.au> wrote:

> 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.

Geeez see Mike Dean's response. Seems the devs just cannot win with the
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