Default time zone setting
Bjoern A. Zeeb
bzeeb-lists at lists.zabbadoz.net
Wed Jun 9 16:10:30 GMT 2004
On Wed, 9 Jun 2004, Garrett Wollman wrote:
> <<On Wed, 9 Jun 2004 13:20:56 +0000 (UTC), "Bjoern A. Zeeb" <bzeeb-lists at lists.zabbadoz.net> said:
> > please do and if you are about UTC can you PLEASE also update the
> > somewhat unrelated tzsetup to be able to chose timezones from
> > /usr/share/zoneinfo/Etc/ (where UTC lives) too ?
> tzsetup(8) only offers zones that are listed in zone.tab -- i.e.,
> zones that are associated with a state or national region. If you
> want UTC, don't run tzsetup, and delete /etc/localtime if you already
> have one.
I know how to do this but sysinstall uses tzsetup. So when installing
releases from CD on new machines it is not possible to set UTC.
> I don't believe that any of the files in
> /usr/share/zoneinfo/Etc serve a useful purpose.
all my maschines have /usr/share/zoneinfo/Etc/UTC as /etc/localtime
up to now.
Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb at Zabbadoz dot NeT
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