[tz] [PATCH] Introduce Epoch offset and local time Epoch

Random832 random832 at fastmail.com
Wed Oct 26 06:42:24 UTC 2016

On Wed, Oct 26, 2016, at 01:58, Paul Eggert wrote:
> I don't see how that could work, as the epoch for GetSysTime is power-on,

It's *set* to 0 at power on, but all indications seem to be that the
*intended meaning* is "seconds since 1978"

For example, the sentence "The system starts out at time "zero" so it is
safe to set it forward to the real time." wouldn't make sense if there
weren't a notion of "the real time" independent of power-on.

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