date/time trouble - PST came too early

Tuc at T-B-O-H.NET ml at t-b-o-h.net
Wed Nov 7 14:40:28 PST 2007


> > From: Vivek Khera <khera at kcilink.com>
> > Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2007 15:09:35 -0500
> > Sender: owner-freebsd-stable at freebsd.org
> > 
> > 
> > On Nov 5, 2007, at 8:58 PM, Chris H. wrote:
> > 
> > > Ahh... I'm guessing that you missed the following post in this  
> > > thread titled
> > > "date/time trouble - PST came too early [fixed]" posted 11-02.
> > >
> > > LI Xin offered the following solution, which solved my dilemma:
> > 
> > No, I saw that... but like I said, most of us did this last year when  
> > the new DST rules went into effect.  Did you not notice it last year?
> 
> OK. This is twice you've said it and you are wrong. This is the FIRST
> year of the new US DST dates. Last year DST ended on October as it has
> for many years.
> 
> From H.R. 6, Energy Policy Act of 2005, SEC. 110. DAYLIGHT SAVINGS:
> "Effective Date- Subsection (a) shall take effect 1 year after the date
> of enactment of this Act or March 1, 2007, whichever is later."
>
	I think what he meant to say is that we all fixed it last year,
even though it didn't go into effect until THIS year. I updated my 
systems as soon as the "zoneinfo" port was updated.

		Tuc


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