[Pkg-postgresql-public] Bug#818887: Bug#818887: postgresql-9.4: Default postgresql.conf file has wrong information regarding default timezone.

Christoph Berg myon at debian.org
Mon Mar 21 16:47:56 UTC 2016

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Re: Munroe 2016-03-21 <20160321122505.19463.96602.reportbug at pluto.cc.lehigh.edu>
> Dear Maintainer,
> 	In postgresql-9.2 and forward the default timezone is no longer the system timezone but GMT instead.  The configuration file
> still says the default is system time.
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.4/static/runtime-config-client.html#GUC-TIMEZONE
> This is still in the postgresql.conf
> timezone = '(defaults to server environment setting)'                                                                                                   


I guess you are reporting this for 9.4?

What's your log_timezone setting?

What do these commands show?
ls -ald /etc/*time*
cat /etc/timezone

Also, how did you determine it's actually running in GMT?


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