Subject: Re: Time problem with Perl
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Marc Baudoin <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/12/2004 11:54:54
Martin Husemann <> écrit :
> On Fri, Dec 10, 2004 at 11:52:25AM +0100, Marc Baudoin wrote:
> > I don't have this problem with perl-5.8.5nb2 (on yet another
> > computher running stock 2.0) but I have it with perl-5.8.5nb3 and
> > perl-5.8.5nb4.  Could it be a wrong pkgsrc patch?
> The newer perls are compiled to support threading, right?
> I bet this difference comes from localtime() vs. localtime_r() - the man 
> page says:
>      [..] localtime_r()
>      does not imply initialization of the local time conversion information;
>      the application may need to do so by calling tzset(3).

Looks like it.  patch-ci from Johnny C. Lam does the trick.