Re: Remove timezone support from the kernel

2012-05-03 Thread Matthew Dempsky
I got a few reports from Windows dual-booters that things still work as expected for them, so it seems like it shouldn't cause any issues or break any existing use cases now. ok to commit? On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 03:06:42PM -0700, Matthew Dempsky wrote: On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 04:27:00PM

Re: Remove timezone support from the kernel

2012-04-24 Thread Vadim Zhukov
23 P0P?QP5P;Q 2012B P3. 21:37 P?PP;Q P7PP2P0QP5P;Q Matthew Dempsky matt...@dempsky.org P=P0P?P8QP0P;: There's no reason for the kernel to track the system's timezone anymore. B This is handled in userspace by the TZ environment variable, and POSIX doesn't even define what happens if you

Re: Remove timezone support from the kernel

2012-04-24 Thread Stuart Henderson
On 2012/04/24 16:27, Vadim Zhukov wrote: 23 P0P?QP5P;Q 2012B P3. 21:37 P?PP;Q P7PP2P0QP5P;Q Matthew Dempsky matt...@dempsky.org P=P0P?P8QP0P;: There's no reason for the kernel to track the system's timezone anymore. B This is handled in userspace by the TZ environment variable, and

Re: Remove timezone support from the kernel

2012-04-24 Thread Vadim Zhukov
24 P0P?QP5P;Q 2012B P3. 16:35 P?PP;Q P7PP2P0QP5P;Q Stuart Henderson s...@spacehopper.org P=P0P?P8QP0P;: On 2012/04/24 16:27, Vadim Zhukov wrote: 23 P0P?QP5P;Q B 2012B P3. 21:37 P?PP;Q P7PP2P0Q P5P;Q Matthew Dempsky matt...@dempsky.org P=P0P?P8Q P0P;: There's no reason for the kernel to

Re: Remove timezone support from the kernel

2012-04-24 Thread Amit Kulkarni
On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 7:35 AM, Stuart Henderson s...@spacehopper.org wrote: On 2012/04/24 16:27, Vadim Zhukov wrote: 23 P0P?QP5P;Q 2012B P3. 21:37 P?PP;Q P7PP2P0Q P5P;Q Matthew Dempsky matt...@dempsky.org P=P0P?P8Q P0P;: There's no reason for the kernel to track the system's timezone

Re: Remove timezone support from the kernel

2012-04-24 Thread Peter Hessler
On 2012 Apr 24 (Tue) at 16:27:00 +0400 (+0400), Vadim Zhukov wrote: :23 P0P?QP5P;Q 2012B P3. 21:37 P?PP;Q P7PP2P0QP5P;Q Matthew Dempsky :matt...@dempsky.org P=P0P?P8QP0P;: : There's no reason for the kernel to track the system's timezone : anymore. B This is handled in userspace by the TZ

Re: Remove timezone support from the kernel

2012-04-24 Thread Matthew Dempsky
On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 4:11 PM, Peter Hessler phess...@theapt.org wrote: On 2012 Apr 24 (Tue) at 16:27:00 +0400 (+0400), Vadim Zhukov wrote: :This will somewhat break dual-booting machines with Windblows as :second OS. :( But I'm not a developer and do not have any vote, of :course. :) Ugh.

Re: Remove timezone support from the kernel

2012-04-24 Thread Vadim Zhukov
24 P0P?QP5P;Q 2012B P3. 20:05 P?PP;Q P7PP2P0QP5P;Q Matthew Dempsky matt...@dempsky.org P=P0P?P8QP0P;: On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 4:11 PM, Peter Hessler phess...@theapt.org wrote: On 2012 Apr 24 (Tue) at 16:27:00 +0400 (+0400), Vadim Zhukov wrote: :This will somewhat break dual-booting machines

Re: Remove timezone support from the kernel

2012-04-24 Thread Matthew Dempsky
On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 04:27:00PM +0400, Vadim Zhukov wrote: This will somewhat break dual-booting machines with Windblows as second OS. :( Okay, here's an alternative diff that only affects gettimeofday() and settimeofday(). Users can still set the kernel timezone through config(8) or

Re: Remove timezone support from the kernel

2012-04-24 Thread Amit Kulkarni
On Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:06:42 -0700 Matthew Dempsky matt...@dempsky.org wrote: On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 04:27:00PM +0400, Vadim Zhukov wrote: This will somewhat break dual-booting machines with Windblows as second OS. :( Okay, here's an alternative diff that only affects gettimeofday() and

Remove timezone support from the kernel

2012-04-23 Thread Matthew Dempsky
There's no reason for the kernel to track the system's timezone anymore. This is handled in userspace by the TZ environment variable, and POSIX doesn't even define what happens if you pass a non-NULL pointer as the 'struct timezone *' argument to gettimeofday() (and settimeofday() has never been

Re: Remove timezone support from the kernel

2012-04-23 Thread Vitali
On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 8:37 PM, Matthew Dempsky matt...@dempsky.org wrote: There's no reason for the kernel to track the system's timezone anymore. B This is handled in userspace by the TZ environment variable, and POSIX doesn't even define what happens if you pass a non-NULL pointer as the