[fpc-devel] NowUTC in the RTL

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Fri Dec 9 14:05:02 CET 2011

In our previous episode, Michael Van Canneyt said:
> > Could be. I thought that was the old situation, but assumed now that
> > timezone is an userland thing, it returned the HW clock. But I assume it
> > needs some form of timezone too for certain protocols.
> >
> > So who maintains the difference between hardware clock and UTC for the
> > kernel's benefit then, and where is that maintained?
> Userland (=libc) tools, hwclock and the like ?

Any non-kernel solutions that might do own calculations yes.

Note that I'm asking because sooner or later I'll have to map whatever *nix
implementation Felipe comes up with to FreeBSD.

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