day light saving time happened today

Fbsd8 fbsd8 at
Sun Mar 10 22:56:58 UTC 2013

Ben Cottrell wrote:
> On Mar 10, 2013, at 14:50, Fbsd8 <fbsd8 at> wrote:
>> # /root >find /usr/share/zoneinfo -type f -print | xargs md5 | grep `md5 -q /etc /localtime`
>> MD5 (/usr/share/zoneinfo/America/New_York) = e4ca381035a34b7a852184cc0dd89baa
> That's really, really odd. I'm confused.
> If you run "date" does it show the time zone as EST or EDT? If you
> have python installed, you might also try:
> python -c 'import time; print time.localtime().tm_isdst'
> (it should be 1)
> Is the year correct? I mean, could it be thinking it's some different
> year, where the time zone rules are different?
> Now *I'm* curious. :-) I've honestly never seen a system do that
> before. If you figure it out, I hope you'll let either me, or the
> list, know what it was!
> 	~Ben

date command shows
Sun Mar 10 16:50:33 EDT 2013

No python on my system.

The real question is does New York State have day light saving time?

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