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Re: How to sync cygwin time with windows system time?

On Sat, May 10, 2003 at 11:25:48AM +0200, wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen <> wrote:
> > On Sat, May 10, 2003 at 02:51:35AM -0700, jklcom wrote:
> >> How do set the time in cygwin to sync up with windows system time?
> >
> > Uelp?  Cygwin time *is* Windows time.
> Actually, no, its not (necessarily), sorry Corinna. Of course, it depends on
> $TZ, so if that environment variable is incorrectly set then the time will be
> 'wrong'. Setting $TZ correctly, or not setting it at all, fixes this. (What
> happens to programs which expect TZ if it is not explicitly set?)

Sic.  This has nothing to do with the clock...

> $ export TZ=WEDT
> $ date
> Sat May 10 09:58:02 GMT 2003
> (so presumably WEDT is not a correct setting for TZ, though that's kind of
> confusing given the first result in this sequence)

Try export TZ="WEST-1WEDT-2,M3.5.0/2,M10.5.0/3"


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