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Re: date/strftime() returning wrong timezone name

In article <>,
Robert Elz  <kre%munnari.OZ.AU@localhost> wrote:
>    Date:        Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:24:40 +0800 (PST)
>    From:        Paul Goyette <>
>    Message-ID:  <>
>  | I'd guess that a recent import of the latest tzcode has gone awry.
>I have seen this too, and when I get a few minutes (if Christos has
>not fixed it first) I will work out what is going wrong and fix it.
>I don't think it is (strictly) the latest tzcode (or its import) that
>is the problem, but another change that happened just about the same
>That is, I think this is a variant of the same problem that was causing
>date to (sometimes) core dump (and by so doing was making a whole bunch
>of ATF tests fail).

Yes this is the side effect of using tzgetname() instead of tsname[]
So tzgetname() is broken...


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