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bug#7337: 23.2; (require 'time) changes timezone


From: Chong Yidong
Subject: bug#7337: 23.2; (require 'time) changes timezone
Date: Mon, 08 Aug 2011 11:55:35 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Kevin Ryde <address@hidden> writes:

> Oh, they might be dodgy too.  I suppose set-time-zone-rule changes the C
> level environ[], but the lisp `getenv' looks in the process-environment
> variable, not environ[].  Does that sound right?  Should
> set-time-zone-rule set TZ in process-environment?

Yes, Lisp code should typically use (setenv "TZ" ...) rather than
set-time-zone-rule for this reason.  I have updated the doc of
set-time-zone-rule, and changed the users of set-time-zone-rule
accordingly.





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