FW: Timezone option

Jaakko Hyvätti jaakko.hyvatti at foreca.com
Wed May 26 02:29:15 UTC 2010


You could create a dynamic library that replaces necessary system calls, 
like calls to time() or gettimeofday(), and link it or load it to your 
application with LD_LIBRARY_PRELOAD environment variable.  libc versions 
of these syscalls are weak symbols and user libraries override them.


> From: honey bajaj [mailto:honeybajaj1 at rediffmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 3:36
> To: tz at lecserver.nci.nih.gov
> Subject: Timezone option
> Hi,
> I have a testing requirement which needs to alter the system date to a
> couple of days ahead of current date. I am wondering if its possible to
> have a custom timezone which can provide this date change ability to
> drift the current time to couple of days ahead by setting the TZ
> environment variable.
> Regards,

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