Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#3692 closed task (fixed)

Remove assertion that UTC is same as GMT

Reported by: Davis Abubakr-Sadik Nii Nai Owned by: lfs-book@…
Priority: normal Milestone: 7.7
Component: Book Version: SVN
Severity: trivial Keywords:


In chapter05/tcl.xml of the lfs-book, an assertion is made; "Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), also known as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)" which is wrong. I suggest we remove that from the book.

Index: tcl.xml =================================================================== --- tcl.xml (revision 10777) +++ tcl.xml (working copy) @@ -67,7 +67,7 @@

conditions that are not fully understood. Therefore, test suite failures here are not surprising, and are not considered critical. The <parameter>TZ=UTC</parameter> parameter sets the time zone to Coordinated

  • Universal Time (UTC), also known as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), but only

+ Universal Time (UTC), but only

for the duration of the test suite run. This ensures that the clock tests are exercised correctly. Details on the <envar>TZ</envar> environment variable are provided in <xref linkend="chapter-bootscripts"/>.</para>

Change History (1)

comment:1 by bdubbs@…, 7 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Fixed at revision 10778.

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