Does the time offset parameter really work?

Jean Francois Micouleau Jean-Francois.Micouleau at
Thu Jan 28 10:26:11 GMT 1999

On Thu, 28 Jan 1999, Gerald Carter wrote:

> I'm getting some strange results.
> Linux box and Windows 95 OSR2 box both in the same 
> timezone.  When setting "time offset = 60", the Windows 
> box show the time on the server as 13 hours behind!
> The man page says that the offset is the number of 
> minutes **added** but the some of the code in lib/time.c 
> looks like it is subtracting the offset.

It looks like the man page is wrong about the value. From the code it
seems the time offset should be specified in hours.


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