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Bug 84028 - redhat-config-date has issues with UTC=1 in /etc/sysconfig/clock
Summary: redhat-config-date has issues with UTC=1 in /etc/sysconfig/clock
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 72149
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-date
Version: 8.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Brent Fox
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-02-11 03:09 UTC by Brian "netdragon" Bober
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 18:51:42 UTC

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Description Brian "netdragon" Bober 2003-02-11 03:09:12 UTC
Description of problem:

Here was what my /etc/sysconfig/clock had because of redhat-config-date:

redhat-config-date doesn't recognize UTC=1 though... So it 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
Edit /etc/sysconfig/clock to this:
run redhat-config-date (Use UTC should be checked) and then just click "OK"
/etc/sysconfig/clock is now:
4. run redhat-config-date again and its no longer checked because
redhat-config-date doesn't recognize the value it set itself (UTC=1).

Actual results:
redhat-config-date sets UTC=1 into /etc/sysconfig/clock but doesn't recognize it.

Expected results:

redhat-config-date sets it to UTC=true

Additional info:
Also note that the time applet in Gnome 2 on RH8.0 becomes incorrect if you
enable UTC in its prefs. Don't know if that's related.

Comment 1 Brent Fox 2003-02-11 17:05:59 UTC
The latest redhat-config-date in Rawhide should handle the UTC and ARC fields
correctly.  This is basically a duplicate of bug #72149

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 72149 ***

Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:51:42 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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