Does the time offset parameter really work?

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Thu Jan 28 13:58:32 GMT 1999

Jean Francois Micouleau wrote:
> It looks like the man page is wrong about the value. From 
> the code it seems the time offset should be specified in hours.

No. Its got to be minutes.  Here some output when time offset = 30

Slackware 3.5 Linux box

	burrito:~# date
	Thu Jan 28 07:55:49 CST 1999

Windows 95 OSR2 box

	C:\users\jerry>net time \\burrito
	Current time at \\BURRITO is 1-28-1999 7:25A.M.
	The command was completed successfully.

Now the other interesting thing is that last night it 
was causing the Samba server to report time as AM.  This 
morning it will repoort time as AM.  Is it always reporting 
time as AM?

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at   

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
                                  - Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )

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