day light saving time happened today

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Sun Mar 10 23:44:43 UTC 2013

Chris Hill <chris at> writes:

> On Sun, 10 Mar 2013, Fbsd8 wrote:
>> date command shows
>> Sun Mar 10 16:50:33 EDT 2013
> Very odd that your clock would be off by *two* hours.


The next test is to check the clock in GMT. 
I expect it to be off, which means that the timezone rules are not the
problem. If this is not the case, the diagnosis gets more interesting.

>> The real question is does New York State have day light saving time?
> Yes, it does. I lived there for many years.

He's not making this up, folks.

[On the other hand, the rules have changed multiple times since he left there.]

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