Issue #7445 has been updated by tadf (tadayoshi funaba).

Priority changed from Normal to Low
Target version changed from 2.0.0 to Next Major

this is intentional behaviour.
%s cannot represent localtime with offset.
%s implies utc.
this is just odd as a date.

but, it's an option.
we may be able to adopt this feature on next major.
i'm not sure at the present time.
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Bug #7445: strptime('%s %z') doesn't work
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/7445#change-34080

Author: felipec (Felipe Contreras)
Status: Assigned
Priority: Low
Assignee: tadf (tadayoshi funaba)
Category: lib
Target version: Next Major
ruby -v: ruby 1.9.3p327


See:

    ruby -e "require 'date'; p DateTime.strptime('0 +0100', '%s %z').strftime('%s %z')"

The timezone is ignored.


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