[horde] Issues with Locale and Time (Was Re: Fwd: Your message to horde awaits moderator approval)

Steffen skhorde at smail.inf.fh-bonn-rhein-sieg.de
Mon May 19 14:28:14 UTC 2014

On Sun, 18 May 2014, Patrick De Zordo wrote:
> Am 17.05.2014 23:49, schrieb Michael J Rubinsky:
>> Quoting Patrick De Zordo <patrick at spamreducer.eu>:
>>> By the way, I have seen there is a problem with times in the calendar.
>>> I've set "Europe/Berlin" Timezone in Horde,
>>> but when I create a new calendar entry in OL for 15:00 its going to be 
>>> 13:00 in Horde Webinterface.. a negative diff of 2 hours.
>>> In Horde "Locale and Time" settings seems to be/show wrong (see attached 
>>> screenshot), the system time is "22:35:26",
>>> but it isn't changing when another time zone is selected and saved..
>>> Could this cause the problem?
>> No. This is not designed to actually show the current system time, just an 
>> example time in the format selected. 
> Ok, thanks!
>> I believe that time string in the drop down is built when the prefs system 
>> is first initialized, and cached. This works the same on my system - 
>> changing the timezone has no effect on the displayed example time in the 
>> drop down. However, I have no other issues related to appointment times in 
>> Kronolith.
>> Are you sure OL and Horde are both configured for the same timezone and 
>> that Kronolith is storing time in UTC format internally?
> Well OL sure, we are working in this timezone, so every device is 
> automatically configured to this timezone..
> Is there a special config in Kronolitz for setting the timezone? (on install 
> there was not touched anything of Kronolith configuration)

Please check out message 3rd Mar Michael J Rubinsky "Re: [horde] kronolith 
off-by-one-hour daylight savings time bug", if your server has correct 
timezone information.

Maybe it is not related at all, but that bug caused a lot of irritation.


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