[ntp:questions] How to keep fake time in past/future?

Uwe Klein uwe at klein-habertwedt.de
Sat Apr 30 07:27:27 UTC 2011


unruh wrote:
> On 2011-04-30, Chris Albertson <albertson.chris at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>>On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 5:02 PM, unruh <unruh at wormhole.physics.ubc.ca> wrote:
>>
>>
>>>Can you not just shut off ntp and set the clock back or forward? Ie, do
>>>you care in that case if he clock tracks UTC or not?
>>
>>Point is not to be on exact UTC but still to keep a set of computer's
>>clocks all on the same wrong time.
> 
> 
> What point is that?
> 
> I still have no idea why the OP wants to do what he claims to want to
> do. 
> 

Test a group of computers transition over some year2000 like dateline ?

Being able to setup a reproducible environment ?

Simulation is everything.

uwe




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