Bug 157494 - tzselect (glibc-common) contains inappropriate escape sequence in awk script
tzselect (glibc-common) contains inappropriate escape sequence in awk script
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora Legacy
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
fc2
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Reported: 2005-05-11 20:53 EDT by Kurt Heberlein
Modified: 2016-11-24 10:01 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-05-16 08:16:52 EDT
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Description Kurt Heberlein 2005-05-11 20:53:21 EDT
Description of problem:
When using the 'none' (option 11 selection) from the first menu in tzselect, and
entering a timezone value, you receive the following:
Please identify a location so that time zone rules can be set correctly.
Please select a continent or ocean.
 1) Africa
 2) Americas
 3) Antarctica
 4) Arctic Ocean
 5) Asia
 6) Atlantic Ocean
 7) Australia
 8) Europe
 9) Indian Ocean
10) Pacific Ocean
11) none - I want to specify the time zone using the Posix TZ format.
#? 11
Please enter the desired value of the TZ environment variable.
For example, GST-10 is a zone named GST that is 10 hours ahead (east) of UTC.
GST-5
awk: cmd. line:5: warning: escape sequence `\.' treated as plain `.'

The following information has been given:

        TZ='GST-5'

Therefore TZ='GST-5' will be used.
Local time is now:      Tue May 10 20:31:06 GST 2005.
Universal Time is now:  Tue May 10 15:31:06 UTC 2005.
Is the above information OK?

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
This is in:
glibc-common-2.3.3-27

How reproducible:
everytime

Steps to Reproduce:
1.invoke tzselect
2.select option 11
3.name a valid timezone descripter
  
Actual results:
see above

Expected results:
Would not expect to see the awk command failure

Additional info:
Comment 1 Pekka Savola 2005-05-16 08:16:52 EDT
This bug does not have security implications, so it won't be fixed by Fedora
Legacy for FC2.  Please reopen against a newer FC version if the problem still
persists there.

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