[Buildroot] [PATCH v4 2/3] system: Defaulting TZ_LOCALTIME to UTC

Yann E. MORIN yann.morin.1998 at free.fr
Sun Feb 15 14:13:13 UTC 2015


Angelo, All,

On 2015-02-12 14:49 +0100, Angelo Compagnucci spake thusly:
> This patch sets the default timezone to UTC if not overwritten.
> Some packages need a configured system timezone for properly
> operating like mono based software.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Angelo Compagnucci <angelo.compagnucci at gmail.com>

I was at first a bit sceptic about the "Etc/" prefix, but indeed, UTC is
not a "top-level" timezone; I was confusing it with GMT, which is a
"top-level" timezone. So:

Acked-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>

Regards,
Yann E. MORIN.

> ---
>  system/Config.in | 1 +
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
> 
> diff --git a/system/Config.in b/system/Config.in
> index 95e10ab..d967002 100644
> --- a/system/Config.in
> +++ b/system/Config.in
> @@ -371,6 +371,7 @@ config BR2_TARGET_TZ_ZONELIST
>  
>  config BR2_TARGET_LOCALTIME
>  	string "default local time"
> +	default "Etc/UTC"
>  	help
>  	  The time zone to install as the default local time, expressed as a
>  	  tzdata location, such as:
> -- 
> 1.9.1
> 
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