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Re: [K12OSN] DST Changes?

I thought my servers were all OK -- but I missed one. I have a lowly ol' FC1 box, and there appears to be no tzdata update. I did get one that someone had compiled, and now the tzdata is correct, but is there anyway short of a reboot to get the system to "look again" at the tzdata and change the clock? I don't know what process might manage that...

Thanks for any insight,

On Feb 23, 2007, at 1:52 PM, Petre Scheie wrote:

Most distros put out patches for the new DST almost two years ago when the law changing DST was enacted. So, if you've been keeping your system updated, you should already be covered.

To see if you're patched, run this:

/usr/sbin/zdump -v US/Central |grep 2007

Substitute your own timezone for Central. It will show you when DST will start and end for your timezone. If you see dates of Mar 11 and Nov 4, you're covered.


Jim Kronebusch wrote:
Does anyone know if most linux distros have already incorporated updates for
the new daylight savings time changes?
I have seen things regarding updates for MS and Apple products, but nothing on
Jim Kronebusch
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