[PLUG] PHP timestamp difference on Linux and Windows systems

Navin Kabra navin.kabra at gmail.com
Fri Mar 18 22:34:02 PDT 2011


19800 seconds = 5 hours and 30 minutes.
sounds like a timezone issue. (UTC vs IST)

On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 10:40 PM, <pankaj at glug4muz.org> wrote:

> Hi,
>  When I am executing a php code like below:
>
> <?php
>  $timestamp=mktime(0,0,0,3,1,2011);
>  echo $timestamp;
> ?>
>
> on Linux and Windows system then there is always a difference of 19800 in
> output. The result shown on Linux system is always 19800 less than the
> value displayed on Windows system. But theoretically output on both
> systems should be same because the number of seconds elapsed since
> 01/01/1970 to 03/01/2011 should always be same on both operating systems.
> Can any one please explain the reason behind this difference.
>
> --
>
> Best Regards ...
>
> Pankaj Kumar
>
>
>
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