daylight savings time

Jonathan Chen jonc at
Tue Mar 18 20:29:49 PDT 2008

On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 07:31:01PM -0700, Nerius Landys wrote:

> I have NTP running and I verified that it works by setting the clock to be
> off by one hour and one minute (basically nudge the time by one minute) and
> the clock synchronizes itself to be accurate to the minute and second but
> off by one hour.
> Does anyone know how to fix this?  Is there some sort of updated time zone
> data that I need?  Thanks in advance.

The port misc/zoneinfo is what you need.

Alternatively, you can tweak the zoneinfo file in /usr/src/share/zoneinfo
yourself and zic(8) it; and then copying/linking the appropriate compiled
zoneinfo file to /etc/localtime.
Jonathan Chen <jonc at>
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