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Bug #16101 gmt exchange for mail function
Submitted: 2002-03-15 14:27 UTC Modified: 2002-06-02 19:51 UTC
Avg. Score:3.5 ± 1.0
Reproduced:3 of 3 (100.0%)
Same Version:0 (0.0%)
Same OS:0 (0.0%)
From: francky dot leclerc at free dot fr Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Mail related
PHP Version: 4.1.2 OS: winnt4
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2002-03-15 14:27 UTC] francky dot leclerc at free dot fr
Php4.1.2 win32 binaries download from !
I'm trying to send a mail from my server with a little simple script.
The mail arrive, but the time 'send time' was with a bad gmt time.
System      mail
gmt+0100    gmt-0100
gmt-0100    gmt+0100
gmt+0000    gmt+0100
gmt+0200    gmt-0200
The mail function in win32 system exchange the sign of the gmt.
To Walk around this problem I send a 'Date' header with the good gmt set : 
$header = "Date: ".date("D, d M Y H:i:s O");

Thanks for debug.


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 [2002-03-18 05:09 UTC] francky dot leclerc at free dot fr
$header="Date: ".date("r");
Simplified Header !
 [2002-04-09 23:40 UTC] previn at smarts dot net dot au
Same problem for me on W2K Server (IIS 5) using PHP 4.0.4pl1. GMT +0800 (correct timezone) goes out as GMT -0800.

 [2002-04-10 00:19 UTC] previn at smarts dot net dot au
Actually the problem is what is being returned by the date() function.

For example, the following function call:
returns: -0800 when the timezone on the server is definitely set to +0800.

I presume that the mail command is simply calling the date function and that is why it is wrong.

 [2002-06-02 19:51 UTC]
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