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From: Eric Wong <>
Subject: [PATCH] t/msgtime: skip test if timezone isn't UTC
Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2020 01:22:00 -0500
Message-ID: <> (raw)

Date::Parse falls back to using the local timezone when
it's missing from an email, so only test in a reasonable
TZ (UTC) for server software.
 t/msgtime.t | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/t/msgtime.t b/t/msgtime.t
index 7c95e547..3f09fb4e 100644
--- a/t/msgtime.t
+++ b/t/msgtime.t
@@ -106,6 +106,10 @@ is_datestamp('Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:59:01 -0007', [1397462761, '-0007']);
 SKIP: {
 	require_mods('Date::Parse', 1);
+	my $now = time;
+	if (join("\0", gmtime($now)) ne join("\0", localtime($now))) {
+		skip('needs TZ=UTC to test zone-less parsing', 1);
+	}
 	is_datestamp('Sat, 27 Sep 1997 10:02:32', [875354552, '+0000']);

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