On Tue, Apr 04, 2000 at 04:15:09PM -0400, Touloumtzis, Michael wrote: > On Mon, 3 Apr 2000 at 01:23:34 -0600 Scott Barker wrote: > > Correct me if I'm wrong, but in the MST7MDT timezone, should > > we not be on MDT now? On my slink machines, the time correctly > > adjusted last night, but on my potato system, it did not. If I'm > > not mistaken, I'll file a bug report... > > Scott, > > I had a similar experience with EST5EDT on potato, and posted a query > about it to debian-user (subject: "daylight savings time problem with > potato?"). My query was met with a stunning silence. I do see a few > small indications (such as your query) that something really is amiss, > but I see no answer to your question in the archive. Did you get a > direct reply that was helpful? Did you open a bug? Am I dreaming, > or are some of the libc6 tzone files messed up? > > I'm not a Linux (or Debian) newbie, and I think I know what I'm doing, > but the general silence on this matter has me wondering. Maybe I've > slipped through a time warp ;-)? Every once in a while this happens ;) ... i was going to post a reply, but then i saw the second post and decided not to. Anyway, here's my $0.04: On my system, set to "America/Chicago", the daylight savings time change was handled automatically. I wonder, if i had been using "CST6CDT" instead (the two should be equivalent, AFAIK) would i have had the same problem? -- finger for GPG public key.
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