dateutil timezone question

Larry Martell larry.martell at
Fri Dec 23 14:43:29 EST 2016

On Fri, Dec 23, 2016 at 2:27 PM, Skip Montanaro
<skip.montanaro at> wrote:
>> I need to compare these datetimes, and if I do that I get the dreaded
>> "can't compare offset-naive and offset-aware datetimes" error.
> If you're sure the naive datetimes are UTC, this should work:
> import pytz
> dt = pytz.utc.localize(dateutil.parser.parse('2016-04-27T00:00:00'))
> You can then compare it with other tz-containing datetime objects.

I did mess around with pytz a bit but I was getting a lot of
exceptions - something related to the TZ already being set or
something like that. I don't recall exactly, and I can't scroll back
far enough to find it.

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