[arch-releng] [PATCH 3/6] Set UTC as default timezone

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Fri Jun 22 18:55:14 EDT 2012

On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 11:50 PM, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> Am 22.06.2012 23:21, schrieb Loui Chang:
>> On Fri 22 Jun 2012 16:03 +0200, Tom Gundersen wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 3:22 PM, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
>>> > UTC is a more reasonable default than Canada/Pacific
>>> I think an even more reasonable default would be to do nothing at all.
>>> I.e., leave it unset. The same goes for keymap ("us" is the standard
>>> anyway).
>>> In principle using the standard rc.conf file should just work (though
>>> you would then get an unset hostname and "C" as your locale, so maybe
>>> we want to tweak it a bit).
>> I thought Canada/Pacific timezone was some kind of salute to the founder
>> of Arch.
> While this might sound nice, it's imho not worth the downside. UTC is
> just a better default and most people probably know the offset from
> their local time.


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