[fpc-devel] NowUTC in FPC

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Wed Jul 20 14:31:57 CEST 2016

In our previous episode, Denis Kozlov said:
> Is it possible to move NowUTC from LazUTF8SysUtils.NowUTC to FPC, e.g.
> DateUtils?
> LocalTimeToUniversal(Now) is inefficient and suffers from a race condition,
> but can still be used as a fallback implementation.

Isn't that horribly misnamed? It seems to get system time without additional
timezone corrections by FPC, but there is no guarantee that that is UTC?

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