datetime module and timezone

Bob Martin bob.martin at
Sat Feb 11 08:05:21 CET 2012

in 671891 20120210 212545 Olive <diolu at> wrote:
>In the datetime module, it has support for a notion of timezone but is
>it possible to use one of the available timezone (I am on Linux). Linux
>has a notion of timezone (in my distribution, they are stored
>in /usr/share/zoneinfo). I would like to be able 1) to know the current
>timezone and 2) to be able to use the timezone available on the system.
>How can I do that?

For 1) just type "date" on the command line.

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