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Re: gmt or localtime (was: Regarding GTKPBBUTTONSD and list participation)

On Thu, 4 Dec 2003, Kiko Piris wrote:
> On 03/12/2003 at 20:59, Chris Tillman wrote:
> > Other posters have noted that you have to set your linux clock to
> > local time, not GMT. The reason is that that's how MacOS has always
> > worked, and the clock is set in NVRAM ... so, since MacOS gives you no
> > choice, if you want them to be the same, you have to set your Linux
> > system to local time too.
> I have my iBook set to gmt and I haven't had any problems with that (I
> also boot macosx once in a while).
> I was told once that only broken osses (read windows) had problems
> dealing with gmt stored times in system clock. Am I right? or was I
> mistaken?

Since MacOS X is actually BSD UNIX I guess it handles the clock in GMT, unlike
older versions of MacOS.



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