Loading development environment (Rails 3.1.3) ree-1.8.7-2011.03 :001 > Time.zone #<ActiveSupport::TimeZone:0x106494f88 @tzinfo=#<TZInfo::TimezoneProxy: Etc/UTC>, @name="UTC", @utc_offset=nil, @current_period=nil> ree-1.8.7-2011.03 :002 > Time.now.zone "CST" ree-1.8.7-2011.03 :003 > Time.now.in_time_zone(Time.now.zone) ArgumentError: Invalid Timezone: CST from /Users/chuckcollins/.rvm/gems/ree-1.8.7-2011.03@pharmmd/gems/activesupport-3.1.3/lib/active_support/core_ext/time/zones.rb:61:in `find_zone!' from /Users/chuckcollins/.rvm/gems/ree-1.8.7-2011.03@pharmmd/gems/activesupport-3.1.3/lib/active_support/core_ext/time/zones.rb:84:in `in_time_zone' from (irb):3So when you are dealing with Time, make sure to use Time.zone.XXXXX for your time adventures.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Just a reminder, Time is not always going to parse the timezone correctly from your system time. Ruby doc even goes to the trouble of explaining it quite well.
Posted by ocd_reefer at 1:39 PM