cvs commit: CVSROOT cfg_local.pm

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Tue May 25 15:34:49 PDT 2004


On Mon, 2004-05-24 at 23:16, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> Mathieu Arnold <mat at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> 
> > +-le 25/05/2004 09:04 +0000, Dag-Erling Smorgrav a dit :
> > | des         2004/05/25 09:04:51 GMT
> >
> > You said it'll be UTC, now, we have GMT ;-)
> 
> Yeah, well :) GMT is UTC plus leap second corrections.  Our UTC time
> zone is actually called "Etc/UTC", but invalid time zones are treated
> as GMT, so specifying "UTC" works, for sufficiently fuzzy values of
> "works".

Especially since there don't actually appear to be any leap seconds :)

[inchoate 12:30] ~ >env TZ=Etc/UTC date ; env TZ=foo date
Tue May 25 22:30:10 UTC 2004
Tue May 25 22:30:10 GMT 2004


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