Post DST changes

Mike Tancsa mike at
Mon Mar 12 18:16:18 UTC 2007

At 02:00 PM 3/12/2007, Bob Johnson wrote:
>On 3/12/07, Mike Tancsa <mike at> wrote:
>>I am seeing some inconsistent and strange results after the DST
>>change this weekend.  On all the boxes, it seems setup OK
>>yet mixed in notice the /kernel entry... Its an hour off !?
>>if I restart syslogd, it corrects it for the kernel entry, but not
>>for other applications. They all seem to log the time one hour back.
>>Most applications seem this way.  On my more recent boxes this didnt
>>happen, but for some legacy RELENG_4 and older RELENG_5 and RELENG_6
>>boxes, the same odd behavior.
>Restart any programs that aren't picking up the time change.
> From the tzsetup(8) man page:
>     Programs which are already running when tzsetup creates or updates
>     /etc/localtime will not reflect the updated timezone."
>- Bob

Note self, "Always read BUGS section from now on"  :(

Thanks for pointing that out.


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