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SubjectRe: Getting system time in kernel..


On Tue, 02 Oct 2001 10:43:23 +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:

>mohammedazad@nestec.net said:

>> Any idea how to get the system time in a kernel module.... I tried this
>>in solaris... but i am getting only the GMT (that too elapsed time) how do
>>i convert this to my locale time....

>You can't. You shouldn't need to convert to localtime inside the kernel.
>What, precisely, are you trying to achieve?

As an example, a filesystem might internally store local times in its
inodes. You may not be free to change the on-disk format.

DS


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