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* [PATCH] lei_xsearch: use localtime for user message
@ 2021-09-23 10:37 Eric Wong
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From: Eric Wong @ 2021-09-23 10:37 UTC (permalink / raw)
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It's probably least confusing for user-facing messages to
display times in the user's configured timezone.  I considered
appending "UTC" to the message and sticking with gmtime(), too,
but this output isn't intended to be web-cache friendly nor
expect users from across multiple timezones to view the same
 lib/PublicInbox/ | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/lib/PublicInbox/ b/lib/PublicInbox/
index 584ffde9..88540bc2 100644
--- a/lib/PublicInbox/
+++ b/lib/PublicInbox/
@@ -324,7 +324,7 @@ sub fudge_qstr_time ($$$) {
 	$lr -= ($rft || (48 * 60 * 60));
 	$lei->qerr("# $uri limiting to ".
-		strftime('%Y-%m-%d %k:%M', gmtime($lr)). ' and newer');
+		strftime('%Y-%m-%d %k:%M', localtime($lr)). ' and newer');
 	# this should really be rt: (received-time), but no stable
 	# public-inbox releases support it, yet.
 	my $dt = 'dt:'.strftime('%Y%m%d%H%M%S', gmtime($lr)).'..';

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