Hi Baba I've been trying to get as much info on this as possible and you are right it is quite messy. Thanks for that link, I'm going to take a look at your code.
-----Original Message----- From: Baba Buehler [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: May 21, 2002 5:37 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [PHP] timezone problem Miguel Cruz wrote: > > In short, I believe it's an OS rather than a PHP thing. > time zones can be a messy and tricky beast. all the PHP functions rely on the underlying OS implementation of time zone information. sometimes this is controlled by the TZ environment variable, sometimes it is not. my solution was to extract as much info as reasonable from the zoneinfo database and manipulate it in PHP directly. the solution is not perfect, but is probably the best that can be done without more PHP access to the underlying zoneinfo implementation. my code (with all the time zone data & zone IDs) is in PEAR: http://pear.php.net/package-info.php?pacid=57 thanks, baba -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php