[PLUG] odd date command behavior for the starting Daylight time in a year

Russell Johnson russ at dimstar.net
Thu Sep 26 08:51:41 PDT 2013


On Sep 25, 2013, at 10:54 PM, Dale Snell <ddsnell at frontier.com> wrote:

> Those March days are all Daylight Saving Time switchover days, aren't
> they?  (If they're not, I'm going to look really stupid...)  There is
> no 2:00AM hour on those days, thus the dates really are invalid.

And this is one reason a lot of sysadmins don't use daylight saving time (summer time elsewhere) and/or always use UTC for the times our computers run. 

Russell Johnson
russ at dimstar.net






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