Improvement for GetTimeZoneInformation

Huw D M Davies h.davies1 at
Tue May 28 04:59:24 CDT 2002

On Mon, May 27, 2002 at 11:12:07PM -0400, Vincent Béron wrote:
> I need some help to finish this implementation. I don't have access to
> an english version of Windows NT4 or 2K or XP, so I couldn't finish the
> array of the timezones. COuld somebody help me a bit on this one? I'm
> planning on actually writing the equivalence in Unix timezones, so you
> only need to give me the names of the Windows timezones. I have a small
> program to help you if you need it.
> Changelog:
>  - Improves the implementation of GetTimeZoneInformation. Missing some
> Windows timezone names.

In Windows there's a whole load of TimeZone information under
\HLKM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Time Zones

I expect we should read the data from there rather than hardcode it;
all we'd need to add would be a lookup table of Unix TZ names.


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