Discovering the XOs local timezone in a bash script
pgf at laptop.org
Sun Mar 13 08:04:30 EDT 2011
> Excerpts from C. Scott Ananian's message of Sun Mar 13 04:06:56 +0100 2011:
> > Last I knew we used standard Linux conventions for timezones and sugar
> > called the standard Linux commands (via sudo) to set the timezone.
> Can you point me at that old code, please? (we currently use gconf ,
> so Sugar is decoupled from the rest of the system w.r.t. time zone).
do you know why this is/was done? is it simply a matter of not
wanting the sugar user to do root-like things?
p.s. either my mailer did something very odd, or your message had a
surprising set of addressees. intentional?
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