[pve-devel] applied: [PATCH v2 installer] fix #4430: add UTC timezone as option to installer

Thomas Lamprecht t.lamprecht at proxmox.com
Thu Mar 16 12:33:07 CET 2023

Am 16/03/2023 um 11:01 schrieb Christoph Heiss:
> Adds 'Etc/UTC' as option to the timezone selection, regardless of what
> country is selected.
> The 'Etc/' prefix needs to be stripped for the installation, as this
> value is written to /etc/timezone. PVE/PMG/PBS already use 'UTC' without
> the prefix, so avoid regressing them.
> Signed-off-by: Christoph Heiss <c.heiss at proxmox.com>
> ---
> Would it be sensible to fix up the timezone change component in the UI
> so that it uses 'Etc/UTC' (which is the canonical timezone name for UTC)
> as well? As separate patch in the future, of course.

IMO no, the Etc/ is mostly a detail of the IANA zone db format/data, but not
really used when talking about UTC or setting the timezone to it.

> v1: https://lists.proxmox.com/pipermail/pve-devel/2023-March/056202.html
>  proxinstall | 4 ++++
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

applied, with a followup that drops the "Etc/" prefix (IMO would mostly confuse
some of our users at best), thanks!

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