Subject: Re: proposal for changes to todr interface
To: Izumi Tsutsui <>
From: Brett Lymn <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/08/2006 21:47:24
On Wed, Sep 06, 2006 at 07:40:14PM +0100, David Laight wrote:
> The register set for the RTC chip used in PCs does have a 'DST' flag.

The problem with that flag is that it is entirely wrong for the
Southern hemisphere, there is no way of changing the direction that
the DST is applied.  Hence, this is probably why Microsoft don't
bother with it - but, then again, nobody important lives in the
Southern hemisphere, do they? ;)

Brett Lymn