Subject: Re: Executing jobs at DST start/end
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/18/2003 13:24:29
>> I wonder how one finds out when that time exactly is...
>You don't realy need to in the case of cron, though it would help to run
>the command more precisely at the right time (which I don't consider realy

well...if you miss the shift by hours, your clock will be "wrong" for
a correspondingly long period of time...

>I would just record the struct tm tm_gmtoff value and when waking up check if
>it is now is something different.

it'd be nice if this was generic enough that this could be made to
interact happily with CRON_TZ.

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