[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/9] Allow timezone to be set in configuration

Arnout Vandecappelle arnout at mind.be
Tue Oct 18 08:32:56 UTC 2011

 [In a private e-mail, Will indicated to me that he doesn't really have time to work on these patches, so if anyone feels like picking them up...]

On Monday 17 October 2011 22:01:30, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> >  Perhaps even move it out of the SKELETON_DEFAULT condition.
> Agreed.
> However, it would be good to mention in the config option help text
> that this only works with uClibc. I don't ask to do it in this patch
> (because it's a lot more work), but it would be great to make this
> works for glibc as well (where it's not /etc/TZ, but /etc/timezone,
> with a different syntax).

 Actually, /etc/timezone can contain something like MST7MDT too.  It's just more descriptive to put America/Denver.

 And AFAIK, /etc/timezone is not even used by glibc, only the environment variable TZ or /etc/localtime.


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