17835Re: [nslu2-linux] Re: DST change
- Feb 23, 2007Is there any progress on this issue?
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From: "Mike \(mwester\)" <mwester@...>
Subject: Re:[nslu2-linux] Re: DST change
Date: 2/3/2007 1:44 PM
> > 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
> 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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