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error in timezone. What happened?

8:04 am on Jun 13, 2010 (gmt 0)

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I'm using mediawiki to build a website and in many case, when the php uses date( ) function, it appears the error "It's not safe to rely on the System's Timezone settings....." .

I understand that this is a quite common question, and i've spent many time to search for solutions. I tried it but it just doesn't work for me...

In c:\xampp\php\php.ini , i set my timezone there. (my computer clocks is in Asia time now, but i set it to Euro
; Defines the default timezone used by the date functions
; [php.net...]
date.timezone = "Europe/London"
; [php.net...]
;date.default_latitude = 31.7667

; [php.net...]
;date.default_longitude = 35.2333

; [php.net...]
;date.sunrise_zenith = 90.583333

; [php.net...]
;date.sunset_zenith = 90.583333

And in mediawiki's setting file - localsetting.php, i've also added:
#Set Default Timezone
$wgLocaltimezone = "Europe/London";

Do you know why it happens to me...?
1:36 pm on June 13, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Did you restart Apache after making the changes to your php.ini?

If you did and it still didn't work then maybe PHP is using another php.ini file, try creating a script that runs phpinfo [php.net] and look through the first table for where it tells you the php.ini path.