New F11 for the XO-1 build 5

Walter Bender walter.bender at
Fri Aug 14 08:59:46 EDT 2009

On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 8:54 AM, James Cameron<quozl at> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 08:31:15AM -0400, Paul Fox wrote:
>> (it actually seems that the kernel might be treating the
>> daylight savings time field from the RTC a little too casually.)
> chuckle.  yes, it seems likely that setting everything to zero would be
> seen to be the right thing to do ... but struct tm is old, very old,
> long before the idea of zero being safe.

Reminds me of a ruling from the US Patent Office I was involved in
years ago. They said zero was not a number. :)

> i'm very much aware of tm_isdst because of my previous support job, and
> living in a country with state based summer time that changes almost
> every year.  or more often.  seriously.
> it's very tempting to push for solar time.  ;-)
> --
> James Cameron
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Walter Bender
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