Time zone change confuses cron

Ladislav Bodnar distro.watch at msa.hinet.net
Mon Mar 28 16:19:47 PST 2005

On Tuesday 29 March 2005 08:08, you wrote:
> To my knowledge, timezone is taken from the environment when a process
> starts.  If you want cron to honor the new timezone, restart cron, or
> set the TZ explicitly in the relevant crontab.

Ah, thank you very much. It's amazing that sometimes simple things like that 
complete elude one's brain :-)

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