[ntp:questions] ntpq -crv gives results in local time, not UTC

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Thu Apr 5 17:30:15 UTC 2012


On 2012-04-05, Dave Hart <hart at ntp.org> wrote:

> Of course, neither is necessary if your local timezone is UTC to begin
> with.  I use UTC on my Windows systems because Windows misrepresents
> historical and future timestamps which are in the other half of the
> year, in DST terms.

UTC is no panacea.

Some people are more concerned about having a usable desktop clock
which displays the time in their local time zone than they are about
timestamps.

-- 
Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/



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