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Re: Daylight Savings
Robert Hibberdine wrote:
> Actually, daylight savings time all works fine within the time stuff in
> glibc. You just have to set the time zone environment variable TZ.
> for furhter info.
> I've not tried the time zone database though!
This requires that the time zone database is
installed, usually found in /usr/share/zoneinfo,
/usr/local/etc/zoneinfo or /usr/lib/zoneinfo and
to be able to read the time zone database must the
tzfile.h functionality be included. Time zone
information is found in glibc/timezone and time
zone database can be generated with the time zone
tells more about how to keep accurate date and
time on a Linux system.
Last time I glanced at the hwlock implementation
in busybox it lacked vital functionality. Perhaps
it includes more functionality at the moment and
can be used to keep accurate time and date.
> Pieter Grimmerink wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: email@example.com]On">mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On
>>> Behalf Of Dave Matlock
>>> Can the devboard82 handle daylight savings time automatically?
>> I don't know what exactly is required to make this work;
>> -/etc/localtime timezone description file
>> -timezone aware date/time tools
>> As for the timezone aware tools, maybe busybox can be
>> configured to use timezone stuff.
>> Or is the timezone awareness handled internally by glibc?
>> I want to get this working to some day, though it's not
>> the highest thing on my priority list...