Subject: Re: /dev/clock pseudodevice
To: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/29/2001 11:18:55
> libc will use /dev/clock if present instead of settimeofday, hence this
> would make the superuser unable to adjust the time in the past. 

libc could use gettimeofday if running as root or if /dev/clock was
not present.

				- Bill