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Re: [opensuse] Daylight Savings Change
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 18 Feb 2007 05:24:30 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0702180519500.11852@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Thursday 2007-02-15 at 20:40 -0800, J Sloan wrote:

> Doug McGarrett wrote:

> > Unless you are in a business, where time of messages is important, what
> > difference does it make if the time change is out of sync? I'd fix mine,
> > if someone would say "YaST this" for 9.3 So somebody tell me,
> > Yast (timefix). But i really don't care if it's fixed. The clock is a few
> > minutes off now, who cares if it's off an hour? Am I missing something?
>
> Hmm, ntp service is free, and the software ships with suse. Why would any
> linux user settle for having the wrong time on their system?
>
> In any case, whenever I'm looking at the logs, I find it pretty important to
> know what time something happened. Not approximately. Exactly.

The ntp service is not affected by the daylight time saving adjustement,
nor by it being correct or incorrect, because ntp uses UTC, which does not
vary summer or winter.

Nor will using an ntp client correct the daylight time saving adjustement
when the time comes.

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Cheers,
Carlos E. R.
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