[ntp:questions] TimeZone Files
brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Thu Nov 18 14:53:05 UTC 2004
At 4:41 PM +0530 2004-11-18, Raghav K wrote:
> Is is possible to configure the NTP Client for a particular timezone.
Nope. NTP always works exclusively in UTC.
> I'm aware of /etc/localtime, however this applicaiton of the NTP Client
> if for an embedded system. I cannot afford to have all the files present
> in /usr/share/zoneinfo. I'd ideally like to generate these files if such
> a thing is possible.,
Timezone is a data representation issue. You can handle this
through /etc/localtime or however you like, but NTP always works
exclusively in UTC.
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