[arch-releng] Dates, times, timezones.

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Fri Feb 27 03:22:26 EST 2009

On Thu, 26 Feb 2009 17:18:52 -0600
Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 1:59 PM, Dieter Plaetinck
> <dieter at plaetinck.be> wrote:
> > a whole lot
> Why don't we take a step back here and design this from the top down.
> How should our ideal dialog function, and at what point should it be
> done by the user?
Taking a step back from what? My initial mail is about how we should
handle time/date/timezone stuff and how we could implement it. 

> I might not be thinking too clearly on this, but shouldn't we do all
> time related stuff in the live system before we do the FS installs? I
> seem to recall this being AFTER the fs is installed.
> This prevents the "mount in the future" type messages, and then we
> could simply redo whatever settings we made on the live system to the
> newly created system once everything is installed.
Yes, that's the goal


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