BST instead of GMT
xfb52 at dial.pipex.com
Thu Apr 6 11:25:56 UTC 2006
Philip Radford wrote:
>I am looking for a way to get my FreeBSD 5.3 box to show my local time as BST (British Summer Time) as apposed to GMT.
>I have checked and double-checked the timezone and have set this to Europe/London.
>However I think I need to do something with the locale. Hunting around led me to the /etc/login.conf and the concept of classes but can't understand or follow the documentation to get it set up correctly.
Check that /etc/localtime exists and is the same as the London timezone
$ diff /etc/localtime /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/London
should produce no output.
Also check that you do not have a TZ variable set as that will affect
what date shows you.
I've never had to do anything login class related to make this work.
There may be other things...
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