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Re: daylight savings time: POSIX vs real world

On Fri, 2 May 1997 jwalther@citytel.net wrote:

> On 2 May 1997, Rob Browning wrote:
> > You need to set GMT="-u" in /etc/init.d/boot (search for the section
> > where GMT is already being set), and then you need to reset the
> > hardware clock to GMT based on the current system time.  You can do
> > that with "clock -au".  That's it.
> Much appreciated.  Thank you very much for helping a newbie out =)
> > The only drawback is that other OSes like Win95 will have the wrong
> > time, but who cares about that :> Note that next time daylight savings
> hrrrm.   I care :>  But oh well, its nice to have the correct behavoir
> under linux anyhow.

Actually, you can tell 95 and NT to not bother with the daylight savings
modifications stuff - there's a checkbox under the timezone config (at
least for the UK timezone, there is).

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