Subject: Re: time functions questions
To: Scott.Burns@Netcontech.Com <Scott.Burns@Netcontech.Com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/03/2000 12:22:13
>I would have thought that if I produce a struct tm using the gmtime() function,
>and use strftime() to produce a string representation of that struct, then the
>%Z format would be based on the struct tm I am using. It seems odd that
>one of the identifiers references the system timezone, but the others refer
>to the time fields in the struct, for the time period of which the struct tm
>was built for. Does this not seem counter intuitive ?
>The man page description does not really describe the item is the system
>time, and not the time zone of the tm structure.
>"%Z is replaced by the time zone name"
see PR 10950.