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From: Alistair John Strachan <s0348365@sms.ed.ac.uk>
To: "linux-os \(Dick Johnson\)" <linux-os@analogic.com>
Cc: "Linux kernel" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: User tools for March 11
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2007 21:40:39 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200702132140.39967.s0348365@sms.ed.ac.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0702131607590.27065@chaos.analogic.com>

On Tuesday 13 February 2007 21:19, linux-os (Dick Johnson) wrote:
> Hi!
> In the United States, some idiots have decided that the year 2000 scare
> wasn't enough so they changed the start date for daylight savings time
> from the first Sunday in April to the second Sunday in March.
> Does anybody know if there are new tools like `hwclock` and `date`?
> Will new 'C' runtime libraries be necessary as well?

Unless there are utilities homebrewing locales, glibc (locales) should be the 
only package that requires an update. Some distros may sub-package this 
as "timezone".

SLES got an updated "timezone" package for the Western Australian changes, but 
I'm not sure about the US changes.

-- 
Cheers,
Alistair.

Final year Computer Science undergraduate.
1F2 55 South Clerk Street, Edinburgh, UK.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-02-13 21:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-13 21:19 linux-os (Dick Johnson)
2007-02-13 21:28 ` James Purser
2007-02-13 21:40 ` Alistair John Strachan [this message]
2007-02-13 21:42 ` Matti Aarnio
2007-02-13 21:46 ` Alan
2007-02-14  0:14 ` Gene Heskett

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