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17835Re: [nslu2-linux] Re: DST change

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  • Bob
    Feb 23, 2007
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      Is there any progress on this issue?

      -------- Original Message --------
      From: "Mike \(mwester\)" <mwester@...>
      To: nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re:[nslu2-linux] Re: DST change
      Date: 2/3/2007 1:44 PM
      >
      > [snip]
      > > Those system using ntp should not matter. ntp should correct the time.
      >
      > AFAIK, NTP just ensures that the local system's concept of GMT is
      > correct --
      > NTP knows nothing of daylight savings time, so the local time will
      > still be
      > wrong.
      >
      > Actually, if it were just the displayed time that was wrong, it would be
      > just an inconvenience. But it would affect cron jobs and other operations
      > that might be more sensitive. So this is something we do need to address
      > for Unslung users who would be concerned about this. It's possible, but
      > unlikely, that we'll have a new Unslung release by then -- so I think
      > perhaps a new timezone file for the Americas and a wiki article will
      > do the
      > job. Now all we need is a volunteer to create the necessary timezone file,
      > and test the procedure.
      >
      > Mike (mwester)
      >
      >
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