Re: To synchronize system time witn NTP-server with no winter time shift whole year - how to?
On 2009-03-29_09:59:49, John Hasler wrote:
> Strong and Humble writes:
> > Just wanted to know if it is possible to specify a time zone that has no
> > winter time shift whole year?
> Sure. Many time zones have no "daylight savings" or "summer time". Just
> pick an appropriate one or create your own.
> > What I want is to stay the same time (without winter shift) whole year,
> > yet be able synchrinize my system time with a ntp-server.
> NTP deals exclusively in UTC. It has nothing to do with "time shift".
> What problem are you trying to solve? There may be a better approach.
> John Hasler
I'm not OP, but I think I also want what, I believe, he wants, namely:
A locale that I can select that will give me text displays of the
time, and text displays of file mtimes that do not mention, or use,
summer time, ever. Is there such a wrong-thinker/outlier variation of
locale? A sort of a sub-culture locale, that isn't really an fully
accurate reflection of the dominant culture in my geographic region?
For me, summer-time has always been something of an annoyance. With
the spread of computers in the sixties and seventies, I had hoped that
limitations of technology might kill summer-time. Instead, computer
technology has become an enabler of a feature of my culture that I do
And let's see what OP was really asking for also.
Paul E Condon