[LEDE-DEV] [PATCH] base-files: sysfixtime: Allow system time in local timezones

Petr Štetiar ynezz at true.cz
Wed Oct 19 13:05:43 PDT 2016

Felix Fietkau <nbd at nbd.name> [2016-10-19 21:44:06]:

> I'd like to know why you need to use local time for the RTC, I think
> that's rather uncommon.

You mean system time in local time, right? RTC should be in UTC and in current
sysftime isn't. Basically sysfixtime should be using hwclock with -u parameter
from the same beginning as the kernel doesn't expect time in RTC to be in
other timezone.

Believe it or not, I've some users which are used to have system time on their
desktop Linux machines in local timezone and they expect the same from the
Linux on embedded devices. It's hard, I know :-)

-- ynezz

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