Re: Filesystems patch for Daylight Savings Time

Kevin Lentin (
Fri, 27 Sep 1996 14:48:25 +1000 (EST)

Mike Bremford Wrote ...
> Sorry to ruin your day...
> I believe some Australian states have a DST of 1.5 hours or .5 hours -
> can't remember which (or possibly both) apply.

I don't think we have anywhere here that uses a difference of anything
other than 1 hour. We do have some half timezones though. eg South
Australia is at GMT+9:30 and GMT+10:30 during DST.

> Why not use the TZ things, or whatever it is that lives in
> /usr/lib/zoneinfo?

Well, the timezone variables used in the patch are set from the
/usr/lib/zoneinfo files. Most probably.

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