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From: Alistair John Strachan <>
To: "linux-os \(Dick Johnson\)" <>
Cc: "Linux kernel" <>
Subject: Re: User tools for March 11
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2007 21:40:39 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

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.


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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