[closed] Intel FORTRAN time_and_date function returns UTC instead of local time

Earnie Boyd earnie@users.sourceforge.net
Thu Mar 14 11:31:00 GMT 2013

On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 5:08 AM, Marten Jan de Ruiter wrote:
> Today, the problems with the date_and_time function were gone. I have no
> clue what solved the issue. I did not install upgrades from Cygwin. I did
> not recompile the program.

Maybe a time shift issue?  a.k.a. Daylight Savings Time

> What I did differently, is that I have used the Cygwin Bash shell, the
> Cygwin terminal and the Cygwin-X W-win server, and played around with the
> options of the Cygwin Terminal. There is configuration page for Text
> containing a font field, a field for font options, and a field for the
> locale and character set. I have played a bit with the locale. Afterwards, I
> noticed that my program now issues the correct time, even when the option is
> restored to the (Default) setting it was in originally. I assume that this
> playing around corrected the glitch, but the details escape me.

Maybe a coincidental effect of DST?

> Still, a month ago, I also played around with setting the locale on the
> command line in the Cygwin Bash login, and that did not resolve the issue;
> so "playing around with the locale" is not the entire story.
> I am a bit unsatisfied that I do not know what clicked right under the hood
> of Cygwin, but pragmatical enough to enjoy that the issue is gone.

Or maybe just hiding until November?

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