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Re: Time drift in amd64

Alex Perry <alex.perry@qm.com> writes:
> Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> Without I-Net just look outside the window every once in a while and
>> run 'date -s "12:00:00"' when the sun it at its peak.
> When you do this, if you live in a location that has summer time, don't
> forget to either use "13:0:0" in summer or change the TZ environment
> variable to temporarily override the summer time correction.  eg:
> TZ=PST date -s 12:0:0

Both of you are joking, I take it. But just in case someone is tempted
to take this suggestion serious: The sun position does *not* peak at
12:00 "winter time" or 13:00 summer time. The deviation can be an hour
or more, and furthermore it changes every day.


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