[mythtv-users] MythTV does not handle daylight savings properly
nick.rout at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 19:02:31 UTC 2012
On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 1:22 AM, Stephan Seitz <
stse+mythtv at fsing.rootsland.net> wrote:
> 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 <stse%2Bmythtv at fsing.rootsland.net>>
>>> 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)
> Surely something that starts at 1400UTC one side of DST change will start
> at 1300UTC on the other side (or 1500UTC depending which way your
> transition is going)
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