Bug 137230 - Consolidate timezone-handling within the desktop
Consolidate timezone-handling within the desktop
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: evolution (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Matthew Barnes
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: 115766 186872 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2004-10-26 15:59 EDT by Dave Jones
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:11 EST (History)
6 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 00:50:32 EST
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evolution asking for timezone information (204.10 KB, image/png)
2008-02-18 00:23 EST, petrosyan
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GNOME Desktop 381132 None None None Never

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Description Dave Jones 2004-10-26 15:59:17 EDT
Why does Evolution need to ask me to set the timezone, when I already set this
up in Anaconda during installation ?

(More annoyingly, the list of locations between the two are different).
Comment 1 Dave Malcolm 2004-11-02 15:06:53 EST
I hope to improve timezone handling across GNOME for FC4/RHEL5; adding
this to FC4Target tracker bug
Comment 2 Dave Malcolm 2004-11-02 15:08:48 EST
See also this bug, which has some more information:
Comment 3 Dave Malcolm 2004-11-09 13:51:44 EST
*** Bug 115766 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Dave Malcolm 2004-11-09 13:55:31 EST
The pertinent information referred to in Comment #2 was a link to this
GNOME bug:

Retitling this bug to "Consolidate timezone-handling within the desktop"
Comment 5 Dave Malcolm 2004-11-09 14:07:34 EST
(for my reference, bug 130745 has a further timezone issue)
Comment 6 Dave Malcolm 2004-12-01 14:35:03 EST
For reference, another timezone issue in evolution:
Comment 10 Matthew Miller 2006-07-10 19:16:46 EDT
Fedora Core 3 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for security
updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please reopen and
reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a security issue and
hasn't been resolved in the current FC5 updates or in the FC6 test
release, reopen and change the version to match.

Thank you!
Comment 11 Matthew Miller 2006-07-15 23:36:14 EDT
dave jones moved to devel. checking the needinfo box -- thanks!
Comment 13 Johan Kok 2007-02-05 05:42:17 EST
*** Bug 186872 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 15 Matthias Clasen 2007-04-04 13:41:44 EDT
Not an FC7Target issue at this point, obviously
Comment 16 Milan Crha 2007-10-22 13:14:06 EDT
There has been done change of reading of time zone information, since
2007-07-30. It is read from system. This is included in F8T3 (Evolution 2.12).
I'm not sure about part of "read timezone from anaconda", that's not working, as
far as I know.
Comment 17 Matthew Barnes 2007-10-22 14:22:20 EDT
Right, and given these improvements Evolution should no longer have to ask you
for your password when you create a new account, as mentioned in the first comment.
Comment 18 Matthew Barnes 2007-10-22 14:29:30 EDT
Password.  I meant timezone.
Comment 19 petrosyan 2008-02-18 00:23:06 EST
I just tried evolution-2.12.3-1.fc8 from Fedora 8 and it is still asking me for
the time zone.
Comment 20 petrosyan 2008-02-18 00:23:41 EST
Created attachment 295136 [details]
evolution asking for timezone information
Comment 21 petrosyan 2008-03-11 21:29:14 EDT
this bug is still present in evolution-2.22.0-1.fc9.i386
Comment 22 Bug Zapper 2008-11-25 20:47:24 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
Changing version to '10'.

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