Fix Python – Python: Figure out local timezone

I want to compare UTC timestamps from a log file with local timestamps. When creating the local datetime object, I use something like:
>>> local_time=datetime.datetime(2010, 4, 27, 12, 0, 0, 0,
tzinfo=pytz.timezone(‘Israel’))

I want to find an automatic tool that would replace thetzinfo=pytz.timezone(‘Israel’) wi….

Fix Python – Convert UTC datetime string to local datetime

I’ve never had to convert time to and from UTC. Recently had a request to have my app be timezone aware, and I’ve been running myself in circles. Lots of information on converting local time to UTC, which I found fairly elementary (maybe I’m doing that wrong as well), but I can not find any information on easily converting the UTC time to the end-….

Fix Python – Convert python datetime to epoch with strftime

I have a time in UTC from which I want the number of seconds since epoch.
I am using strftime to convert it to the number of seconds. Taking 1st April 2012 as an example.
>>>datetime.datetime(2012,04,01,0,0).strftime(‘%s’)
‘1333234800’

1st of April 2012 UTC from epoch is 1333238400 but this above returns 1333234800 which is different by 1 hour.
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Fix Python – How to convert local time string to UTC?

How do I convert a datetime string in local time to a string in UTC time?
I’m sure I’ve done this before, but can’t find it and SO will hopefully help me (and others) do that in future.
Clarification: For example, if I have 2008-09-17 14:02:00 in my local timezone (+10), I’d like to generate a string with the equivalent UTC time: 2008-09-17 04:02….