$ TZ=IDIOT date
Wed Jan 19 19:54:58 IDIOT 2000
here it's harmless. but for
$ TZ=PST date
Mon Feb 12 09:34:02 PST 2007
it's not ast the correct value is:
$ TZ=PST8DST date
Mon Feb 12 01:34:14 PST 2007
Attached is a patch that do not reuse TZ value if no offset was provided, and
that instead clearly state that UTC was the chosen timezone to display the
Created attachment 1548 [details]
The existing behavior is as valid as any other. Any change will disrupt things,
though. No change.
This bug has been solved in version 2.10, despite the WONTFIX tag.