"Permanent" DST

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Thu Mar 17 19:51:56 UTC 2022


> On Mar 16, 2022, at 12:24 , Chris Adams <cma at cmadams.net> wrote:
> 
> Once upon a time, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> said:
>> You’re right… Two changes to a single file in most cases:
>> 
>> 1.	Set the correct new timezone (e.g. MST for California).
> 
> And now your system displays wrong info 100% of the time, since as I
> understand it, the zones will be changed (e.g. for me, CST will change
> from UTC-0600 to UTC-0500).  How will you distinguish between "old" MST
> and "new" MST when you see it listed?

As I said, if necessary for your situation, rename the appropriate file and then keep
the TZ name and simply change the DST on/off flag to off.

Owen



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