[ntp:questions] Local Time

Petri Kaukasoina kaukasoina703n7dsjr7 at sci.fi
Thu Mar 15 10:26:37 UTC 2007

 <Paul.Croome at softwareag.com> wrote:
>But there's nothing at all in NTP that prevents you from feeding in
>your own
>flavour of time at the top of the pyramid. It's your decision.

If local time is used instead of UTC, DST change can be a small problem. If
you kill ntp server, change time by 1 hour at the right moment, and restart
ntpd, clients will not follow immediately. And in the autumn there could
be ambiguous time stamps for one hour: you would not know if they refer to
time before or after DST change.

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