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 ->
which continues to work despite several world upgrades, and despite
living over 500 miles from Sydney :)
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