Subject: Re: Executing jobs at DST start/end
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/19/2003 15:26:48
On Fri, Apr 18, 2003 at 10:28:34AM -0400, Andrew Brown wrote:
> keep in mind that you'll also have to keep local state in as atomic a
> fashion as possible, since you can't guarantee that the machine will
> be running when time shifts.

Yes, sure. The actual application I had in mind needs this to fix things up
only if the machine is up during the transition - it would cover up on reboot

(See tech-kern and the rtc_offset writable thread)