Changes between Initial Version and Version 36 of Ticket #25511


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Apr 11, 2018, 9:06:46 PM (17 months ago)
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  • Ticket #25511 – Description

    initial v36  
    11When we tell people that their clocks are wrong, it's frequently because they've set up their systems with the wrong time zone.  It would be helpful to tell torbrowser (or some other controller) about this information, so that it can give more useful error messages on time-related bootstrapping failures.
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    3 One complication here is (IIUC) TB runs, and runs tor, with its TZ set to UTC.
     3~~One complication here is (IIUC) TB runs, and runs tor, with its TZ set to UTC.~~
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     5Further investigation suggests that TB might not set `TZ` for the first time it starts tor.