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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fat/vfat: optionally ignore system timezone offset when reading/writing timestamps
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Paul Collins <paul@briny.ondioline.org> writes:

> OGAWA Hirofumi <hirofumi@mail.parknet.co.jp> writes:
>
>> Thank you. I see. So we need "timezone" option to specify adjusted
>> time? If so, I feel we can add it as "timezone=utc", then it'll can
>> be improved later...
>
> I am happy to change the patch as needed. However, since the kernel
> does not have access to a timezone database and therefore cannot
> convert timezone names to offsets, perhaps the mount option should be
> something like "tzoffset=0", "tzoffset=1200" etc., with "tzoffset=0"
> being equivalent to the "posixtime" option implemented by my patch.

Looks sane. The mount command would be able to convert the string
timezone to it if needed.
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OGAWA Hirofumi <hirofumi@mail.parknet.co.jp>
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