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Ramakrishna Nalam 2012-12-10, 04:12
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Re: Piggybank date time functions
Soliciting suggestions, really think there was some strong reason for using
UTC in all places so consistently!
The classes I'm referring to are mainly in the
org/apache/pig/piggybank/evaluation/datetime/ package.


On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 9:42 AM, Ramakrishna Nalam

> Hi,
> We're using the date and time functions of PiggyBank, and were slightly
> surprised to see all of the timezones set to UTC, most of them not
> configurable.
> Given we want to get it working with IST (+5:30), how should we do it?
> Get it working of course mean all functions (daydiff, hourdiff etc.)
> One option that we see is replacing all DateTimeZone.UTC to
> the ISOHelper.DEFAULT_DATE_TIME_ZONE to the desired timezone.
> Is there any other way?
> Just wanted to make sure we're reading into things correctly here.
> Thanks,
> Rama.
Jonathan Coveney 2012-12-11, 17:54