[tz] Regarding changes of time format the Philippines
asethy at barracuda.com
Tue Oct 31 08:59:11 UTC 2017
We are using tzdb for all our customers. With latest update of tzdb to
2017a, one of the customer came back with issue in time format display
The timezone for this Customer is Asia/Manila i.e. Philippines. Before
use on 2017a tzdb , the time displayed is as follows
2017-10-31 16:47:33.930 +0800
After using 2017a tzdb time displayed as
2017-10-31 08:48:38.056 +0000
We observed the same issue using perl DateTime module too. We could see
that the time format for this zone is changed from PH%sT to +08/+09.
This change is there only in asia file.(Note reverting back this change
and recompiling tzdb resolves the issue)
We are looking for a solution for this. We are not clear whether some
dependent library needs to be upgraded , or it is a bug in tzdb.
Kindly address the query and help to resolve the issue.
Thanks & Regards,
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