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

Submitter:  Samuel Thibault <sthibaul>
Submitted:  Sun 26 Mar 2006 09:05:39 PM UTC
 
Category:  GNU Mach Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Compatibility
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
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Open/Closed:  Closed Reproducibility:  Every Time
Size (loc):  None Planned Release:  None
Effort:  0.00
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Sun 26 Mar 2006 09:05:39 PM UTC, 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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2006-04-25 tschwinge Reassign ItemFrom group The GNU Hurd, bugs tracker To group The GNU Hurd, task tracker

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