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Rails – disable timezone conversions

In order to globally disable the use of TimeZone conversions for your (legacy?) application – here’s the proper configurations:

In config/application.rb (or config/environment.rb depending on Rails version):

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  1. Jeff says

    Tamer,

    Thank you very much for this post. I have a legacy java app that I’ve embedded jruby into and the java side didn’t use time zones, so this solved issues with dates between the two.

    Jeff



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