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

Stephan Seitz stse+mythtv at fsing.rootsland.net
Wed Nov 7 12:22:20 UTC 2012

On Tue, Nov 06, 2012 at 11:11:45AM +1300, Nick Rout wrote:
>On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 7:14 AM, Stephan Seitz <
>stse+mythtv at fsing.rootsland.net> wrote:
>> If you can remember your UTC time I think you can write „starttime =
>> '10:00:00Z'” (10:00 is the time in UTC).
>Which again will surely fail when daylight savings comes or goes.

Why? According to my understanding the Z says that the given time is 
a UTC time. So the system has to convert the value to local time anyway.

Mythtv-status says for example:

Scheduled Recordings:
2012-11-07 14:00:00Z - Snooker: Asian Players Tour Championship 2012 - 3.  
Turnier in Zhengzhou (CHN) (Eurosport Deutschland)


| Stephan Seitz          E-Mail: stse at fsing.rootsland.net |
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