Python for Windows reports wrong local time when run under Cygwin on Europe/Moscow TZ

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Fri Jun 11 13:38:48 GMT 2021


On 6/11/2021 1:38 AM, ASSI wrote:
> Ken Brown via Cygwin writes:
>> Can you be more specific?  What goes wrong if TZ is not set?  I
>> haven't seen any POSIX or Linux documentation that says it should be
>> set, and I've just checked on two different Linux distros that it's
>> not set by default.
> 
> The scripts in base-files were introduced in 2012 after an explicit
> request by Corinna:
> 
> https://sourceware.org/legacy-ml/cygwin-developers/2012-01/msg00042.html
> 
> Whether any or all of this is still relevant needs to be checked before
> we turn around and change the default again.

Thanks, I wasn't aware of the history.  Let's wait until Corinna has a chance to 
chime in.

Ken


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