[tz] Posix time zone question

Gilles Espinasse g.esp at free.fr
Sat Jan 14 22:14:29 UTC 2012

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Jonathan Leffler
To: Zefram
Cc: Donald MacQueen ; tz at iana.org
Sent: Saturday, January 14, 2012 10:57 PM
Subject: Re: [tz] Posix time zone question

> Can you elaborate on what it means for a system to be a 'right-based
LANG=C TZ=/usr/share/zoneinfo/posix/America/Detroit date; LANG=C
TZ=/usr/share/zoneinfo/right/America/Detroit date
Sat Jan 14 17:29:08 EST 2012
Sat Jan 14 17:28:44 EST 2012

It depend if you want to account time with leap seconds or not.


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