[tz] suggestions for potential code improvements?
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Wed Jul 29 17:55:02 UTC 2015
Jonathan Lennox wrote:
> clock_settime isn't actually that portable; notably, Mac OS X doesn't
> implement it.
Ouch, thanks, I didn't know that. Let's simplify things further and remove all
the code that tries to set the date. Setting the date is not germane to the tz
project; the code is there only because it was in 4.2BSD, and that is not a
particularly strong reason nowadays. Proposed patch attached.
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