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IV69458: IF TZ=NULL TZSET WILL USE PREVIOUS VALID TZ VAULE APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The customer set TZ=JST-9, and then putenv("TZ="), and
    found tzset(), mktime() and localtime() returned value
    based on JST-9.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • tzset fails to set the timezone correctly if tzset is called
    with TZ unset then set to a timezone and then unset.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Appropriate code changes so that call to unset will give UTC.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV69390
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV69458
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV69458

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2015-02-12

  • Closed date

    2015-02-12

  • Last modified date

    2015-05-22

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    IV64322

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U869596

       UP15/05/20 I 1000



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV69458

Modified date: 22 May 2015