[Samba] Re: Wintertime/summertime difference - Samba servers show wrong time ?

Dragan Krnic dkrnic at lycos.com
Sat Nov 5 14:53:33 GMT 2005

>> It's funny you should comment on this - I was in the middle
>> of moving to the Samba4 way of handling times and timezones
>> (back porting the Samba4 code to Samba3) to fix the timezone
>> problems people have. I was planning to get this into 3.0.21.
>> Would this fix the problem ? I'm expecting so, but would
>> appreciate more feedback.
>> I'll look back for the patch to remove the kludge GMT, but
>> I'd rather just remove it entirely and clean up the code.
> In a follow up to this - I'd like to get rid of the "time offset"
> parameter in 3.0.21 as part of the cleanup. Here is the definition :
>         time offset (G)
>                This  parameter  is a setting in minutes to add to 
>                the normal GMT to local time conversion. This is useful if
>                you are serving a lot of PCs that have incorrect daylight 
>                saving time handling.
> I won't remove the parameter, just the effect it has in the
> timezone code.
> Please comment if you're using this parameter.

Of course not.

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