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Bug #40290 strtotime() returns unexpected result with particular timezone offset
Submitted: 2007-01-30 20:35 UTC Modified: 2007-04-13 08:11 UTC
From: patrick at papaq dot org Assigned: derick
Status: Closed Package: Date/time related
PHP Version: 5.2.0 OS: Win32/CentOS/Fedora
Private report: No CVE-ID:
 [2007-01-30 20:35 UTC] patrick at papaq dot org
Description:
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When using strtotime() to parse a date string with a certain timezone offset it returns an incorrect result.

I got this kind of a timezone "Tue, 30 Jan 2007 12:27:00 +0001" from an rss feed. Although they actually mean "+0100" strtotime() should return a time with one minute difference, not 1 month.

Reproduce code:
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<?php
putenv('TZ=Pacific/Auckland');
echo date("Y-m-d H:i:s\n",strtotime("Tue, 30 Jan 2007 12:27:00 +0001"));
?>

Expected result:
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2007-01-31 01:26:00

Actual result:
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2007-03-04 13:27:00

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