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From: OGAWA Hirofumi <>
To: Paul Collins <>
Cc: Hiroyuki Machida <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fat/vfat: optionally ignore system timezone offset when reading/writing timestamps
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2007 00:40:44 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Paul Collins's message of "Tue\, 27 Mar 2007 21\:52\:57 +1200")

Paul Collins <> writes:

> OGAWA Hirofumi <> writes:
>> Thank you. I see. So we need "timezone" option to specify adjusted
>> time?  If so, I feel we can add it as "timezone=utc", then it'll can
>> be improved later...
> I am happy to change the patch as needed.  However, since the kernel
> does not have access to a timezone database and therefore cannot
> convert timezone names to offsets, perhaps the mount option should be
> something like "tzoffset=0", "tzoffset=1200" etc., with "tzoffset=0"
> being equivalent to the "posixtime" option implemented by my patch.

Looks sane. The mount command would be able to convert the string
timezone to it if needed.
OGAWA Hirofumi <>

  reply	other threads:[~2007-03-27 15:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-03-26  4:05 Hiroyuki Machida
2007-03-26 15:31 ` OGAWA Hirofumi
2007-03-27  9:52   ` Paul Collins
2007-03-27 15:40     ` OGAWA Hirofumi [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2007-03-19 11:35 Paul Collins
2007-03-19 14:31 ` OGAWA Hirofumi

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