Re: MST7MDT timezone broken?
On Tue, Apr 04, 2000 at 02:59:23PM -0600, Scott Barker wrote:
> I have as yet received no reply. However, I think there is something generally
> wrong with timezones as well. I corrected the system time for daylight
> savings, but now CRON is off by an hour. It seems CRON is still on standard
> time, and didn't notice the change to the system time. As soon as I get a
> chance, I'm going to check the buglist for cron and see if this is an already
> known bug.
> Something must be wrong with the latest version of glibc, because I didn't
> have these problems with slink.
Thanks for replying and convincing me that I'm not completely out of my
mind (at least as regards this problem).
I too am running slink on another machine and had no problems with
And, yes, I agree glibc must be the underlying culprit.
So far as cron goes, I'm not sure where the fault lies, but I saw the
same problem. My final resolution was to copy into /etc an EST5EDT file
that worked (see my reply to myself for the original post). After that
I stopped and started cron, fetchmail running with -d, etc. Now all is
well ... until tzconfig is run by an install upgrade! I'm sure my box
is okay for the moment, but this manual intervention shouldn't be needed!
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