Daylight Savings time
norgaard at locolomo.org
Sat Mar 1 20:45:24 UTC 2008
Lisa Casey wrote:
> I suspect my FreeBSD 5.2 system isn't going to handle the change to Daylight Savings Time correctly next weekend:
> zdump -v /etc/localtime | grep 2008
> /etc/localtime Sun Apr 6 06:59:59 2008 UTC = Sun Apr 6 01:59:59 2008 EST isdst=0 gmtoff=-18000
> /etc/localtime Sun Apr 6 07:00:00 2008 UTC = Sun Apr 6 03:00:00 2008 EDT isdst=1 gmtoff=-14400
> /etc/localtime Sun Oct 26 05:59:59 2008 UTC = Sun Oct 26 01:59:59 2008 EDT isdst=1 gmtoff=-14400
> /etc/localtime Sun Oct 26 06:00:00 2008 UTC = Sun Oct 26 01:00:00 2008 EST isdst=0 gmtoff=-18000
> Could someone help me remember the steps I need to take to correct this?
IIRC DST dates were changed last year and patches made for 6.x and
CURRENT. I suppose these where not merged to the legacy branches.
You can try zone files for a newer version, see if it works - or maybe
while you're at it consider upgrading.
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