[CentOS] Time Change: Centos-immune?

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Wed Mar 7 18:49:42 UTC 2007

On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 01:47:12PM -0500, Stephen Harris wrote:
> > > Any process started before you update /etc/localtime (and ensure that
> > > got updated correctly; it may not have been) may need to be restarted
> > > if it uses zoneinfo information.  Two obvious ones are syslog and cron.
> > For what it's worth, I'm not sure syslog really cares. It seems to log based
> > on the timezone of the logging process.
> I think the kernel logging side (klogd) may care.  They're started as part
> of the same init script.

Sidetrack: hey, look, from the changelog of the (unreleased upstream,
several years old) 1.4.2 version of syslog:

   - Always log with syslogd's timezone and locale

wouldn't that be nice!

Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org          <http://mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux      ------>              <http://linux.bu.edu/>

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