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Re: about cvs time

From: Eric Siegerman
Subject: Re: about cvs time
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2001 18:19:33 -0400
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On Tue, Sep 18, 2001 at 11:03:03AM -0400, Larry Jones wrote:
> The problem is that the offset between UTC and local (civil) time
> changes from time to time (at least twice per year in the case of those
> countries that have "daylight saving" or "summer" time).  So, knowing
> what the offset is *right now* doesn't tell you anything about what the
> offset was some time in the past.

I thought localtime(3) took care of all that.  Or isn't it
portable enough?


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