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Bug #68871 strftime returns wrong timestamp with date_default_timezone_set
Submitted: 2015-01-21 08:04 UTC Modified: 2015-02-01 04:22 UTC
From: ricky at ez2 dot us Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: Date/time related
PHP Version: 5.5.20 OS: Ubuntu 14.04 x64
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2015-01-21 08:04 UTC] ricky at ez2 dot us
strftime with %s format returns wrong value.

Test script:
//php.ini date.timezone = Asia/Taipei (UTC +0800)
$time = time();
$time2 = strftime('%s', $time);
if($time != $time2){
    echo "something wrong"; 
    echo "nothing";                

Expected result:

Actual result:
something wrong


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 [2015-01-21 10:35 UTC]
-Package: PHP Language Specification +Package: Date/time related
 [2015-01-21 10:35 UTC]
This has nothing to do with the language specification. Please choose categories accurately.
 [2015-01-21 11:58 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback
 [2015-01-21 11:58 UTC]
I can not reproduce this with PHP 5.5.21:

derick@whisky:~ $ cat /tmp/68871.php
$time = time();
$time2 = strftime('%s', $time);
var_dump( $time, $time2 );

derick@whisky:~ $ php -ddate.timezone=Asia/Taipei /tmp/68871.php 
string(10) "1421841507"

What do you see different here?
 [2015-01-21 15:43 UTC] ricky at ez2 dot us
-Status: Feedback +Status: Open
 [2015-01-21 15:43 UTC] ricky at ez2 dot us
I use online php tester,but got wrong result.
 [2015-01-21 18:14 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback
 [2015-01-21 18:14 UTC]
What is your TZ environment variable set to?
 [2015-02-01 04:22 UTC] php-bugs at lists dot php dot net
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