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Id: 23875
Status: new
Priority: 0/
Queue: Date-Simple

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Severity: Important
Broken in: 3.02
Fixed in: (no value)



Subject: tzname is not restored properly
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Threaded perl has a problem about timezone, which would cause Date::Simple behaving unproperly. http://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=26136 Here is a patch for the problem: $ diff -r Date-Simple-3.02.orig Date-Simple-3.02 diff -r Date-Simple-3.02.orig/lib/Date/Simple.pm Date-Simple-3.02/lib/Date/Simple.pm 158a159 160,161c161,174 < local $ENV{TZ} = 'UTC+0'; < return POSIX::strftime ($format, _gmtime ($self)); --- Show quoted text
> my $exists_env_tz = exists $ENV{TZ}; > my $tz = $ENV{TZ} if $exists_env_tz; > > $ENV{TZ} = 'UTC+0'; > my $result = POSIX::strftime ($format, _gmtime ($self)); > > if ( $exists_env_tz ) { > $ENV{TZ} = $tz; > } else { > delete $ENV{TZ}; > } > POSIX::tzset(); > > return $result;
The patch is still not thread safe, but somehow it can resolve the problem in most cases.


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