Python for Windows reports wrong local time when run under Cygwin on Europe/Moscow TZ
Tue Jun 8 07:51:03 GMT 2021
On 08.06.2021 7:34, Russell VT wrote:
> What version(s) of the timezone files are installed on each?
> $ cygcheck -c | grep tz
> tzcode 2021a-1 OK
> tzdata 2021a-1 OK
I didn't find a TZ-specific update KB in the list of installed updates.
However, I did check that there is a "(UTC+2:00) Juba" timezone in the
Windows selector, as described in , which means that the respective
TZ update (also described in KB4601275) is present on system.
> Also, seems one of the Python versions came from Windows, rather than
Heh, I hoped that when I titled the original mail as "Python *for
Windows* reports ... under Cygwin ...", and repeatedly mentioned that in
the body, it's obvious that indeed, the problem is exactly running
native Windows build of Python under cygwin:
> But running Python *for Windows* (it doesn't matter which,
> for the test I used the one *from MS Store* ), I have incorrect
> local time:
> Starting the same Python *for Windows* from cmd.exe has it correct:
> This is a problem, because in our project (LibreOffice), we use
> as environment for unit testing, where LibreOffice's own Python (also
> *built natively for Windows*) is used, and at some times ...
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