[Dshield] Client time zone (was Various Updates)

Johannes B. Ullrich jullrich at euclidian.com
Thu Aug 9 17:34:55 GMT 2001


> While it is true that most sysadmins don't like using UCT/GMT, wouldn't
> you rather be completely portable?  I think the best solution would be
> to have the dshield client parse the date and then use built-in perl
> functions convert it to GMT before sending it to the Dsheild server.

The problem is that standard perl has no time zone function I know of. You
have to install particular modules. I use them for some purposes and they
work well for me. But I have no idea how portable they are.

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