Setting Pipeline Environment Timezone

Is there a way to change the default timezone of the pipeline environment ? I have a bunch of complex unit tests which are tied into a GMT/BST locale and I don't want to have to put conditional logic in to switch assertions based on environment. Ideally there'd be a pipeline config switch to override the basic UTC timezone?

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Hi Stewart! 

The pipelines build environment relies on the Docker Image that you're using. Hence, you'd either need to modify the docker image that are using or configure bitbucket-pipelines.yml to run a command to change the timezone

There's an example on how to change the timezone on Pipelines
Bitbucket-pipelines.yml, you can see it at 
https://bitbucket.org/rchiapipeline/pipelinemanualbuild/src/92417616f03ff4954a5e3bdd30d2f899a3bdb446/bitbucket-pipelines.yml?fileviewer=file-view-default

You can also see the output of the Pipelines build at
https://bitbucket.org/rchiapipeline/pipelinemanualbuild/addon/pipelines/home#!/results/%7B106976a6-552b-4907-9ef4-e35504bb3998%7D

Hope this helps :) 

Ana

Ana, many thanks for the response and yes it nails the issue. I guess my path to pipelines had circumvented the docker config - but your explanation is entirely logical and has resolved the matter completely. Big thanks, Stew

That's great to hear, Stew :) Glad I could help!

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