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Re: timezone bug is _critical_

Erik B. Andersen writes:

>I humbly suggect another option:
>  c) At install time, have the timezone package ask whether you 
>     want the correct time, or the POSIX compatable time which 
>     is 20 seconds off.  This leaves the choice in the hands of 
>     the user.  Have the timezone package then do something like
>     an update-alternatives (if the binary needs to change) or
>     simply update the config files (if that is all that is needed)
>     to switch between POSIX or the correct time.

Please also have the configuration program mention the arguments for
each choice, so the user can make an informed choice.

                             - Jim Van Zandt

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