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bug #16193: gnumach should be able to handle local time in RTC

Submitted by:  Samuel Thibault <sthibaul>
Submitted on:  Sun Mar 26 21:05:39 2006  
 
Category: GNU MachSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Compatibility
Status: NonePrivacy: Public
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Open/Closed: ClosedReproducibility: Every Time
Size (loc): NonePlanned Release: None
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Sun Mar 26 21:05:39 2006, original submission:

Hi,

Currently, glibc's gettimeofday() just returns the result of GNU mach's host_get_time(), which comes direectly from RTC. That means that RTC is supposed to be set at GMT, but because of some systems, one may have to set it rather to the local time.

As a result, there should be a possibility of some compensation that would get set very early in the boot process.

Regards,
Samuel

Samuel Thibault <sthibaul>
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