Re: cron has gone to UTC time?
On 10-Feb-99, 01:29 (CST), Kai Henningsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> unpack cron
> unpack timezones - this deletes (!!) /etc/timezone
> setup cron - cron is now at UTC
> setup timezones - a correct /etc/timezone is recreated
> This means that during a timezones upgrade, there is a window when the
> system is running under UTC. During a mass upgrade, this window can be
> fairly long.
Ah-ha! This also explains why I never see the bug -- my cron never gets
upgraded during dselect runs (which is a flaw in my testing; I may have
to play with that in the future).
Kai, thanks for identifying this bug.