On Fri, 2 Feb 2007 22:06:42 -0500, John Nielsen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Friday 02 February 2007 17:35, Dan Nelson wrote: > > In the last episode (Feb 02), Robert Fitzpatrick said: > > > On Fri, 2007-02-02 at 10:36 -0600, Dan Nelson wrote: > > > > In the last episode (Feb 02), Robert Fitzpatrick said: [..] > > > > That means you need to update your zoneinfo tables. You can also use > > > > the date command to see if you need updating: > > > > > > > > date -r 1173679260 > > > > > > Yes, thanks, looks like I need to do that, how do I update my zoneinfo > > > tables? > > > > Upgrading to 5.5 or 6.2 will get you the new tables as a side-effect of > > the upgrade :) If you don't want to upgrade, just install the > > misc/zoneinfo port and rerun tzsetup. > > The last bit (rerunning tzsetup(8)) is good advice for anyone who hasn't run > it in a while. Upgrading from earlier versions of FreeBSD will install the > new tzdata files but it will not touch /etc/localtime.
I think that was likely why I followed someone(?)'s advice to link lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 36 Apr 12 2006 /etc/localtime -> /usr/share/zoneinfo/Australia/Sydney which continues to work despite several world upgrades, and despite living over 500 miles from Sydney :) Cheers, Ian _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"