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Don McKenzie

Jan 1, 1970
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Pete wrote :

And it worked fine on 3 computers here l-) (Sydney)

same here, and all the iPLAYTHINGS shifted gear OK, so Mr Apple appears to have it right too.

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F Murtz

Jan 1, 1970
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Don said:
same here, and all the iPLAYTHINGS shifted gear OK, so Mr Apple appears
to have it right too.
My phone did but the computer did not.
 
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F Murtz

Jan 1, 1970
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Don said:
same here, and all the iPLAYTHINGS shifted gear OK, so Mr Apple appears
to have it right too.
And it has reverted back to pre daylight saving this morning even though
I manually changed it earlier.
 
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Sylvia Else

Jan 1, 1970
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Changed on the 7th oct but computer did not and when I tried to synch it
with an atomic clock it reverted to old time. did we change it without
telling technical people who seem to think the 28th is the date?

The headers for your posting also show that you're not in daylight
saving time.

Have you checked that your system is configured for the correct
timezone, with daylight saving enabled?

Sylvia.
 
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Sylvia Else

Jan 1, 1970
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Canberra Melbourne Sydney daylight ticked.
Changed time manually about 1 am but computer seems to have changed it
back.Just changed it manually again, will have a look later and see if
it sticks.

It won't because you've set your clock into the future.

It really sounds like your system doesn't know when daylight saving starts.

This utility

http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/8/a/58a208b7-7dc7-4bc7-8357-28e29cdac52f/TZEDIT.exe

will let you examine, and if necessary, change the rules. You'll have to
let it unzip itself, and then run the TZEDIT.exe in the target
directory: "C:\Program Files\TZEdit\TZEDIT.EXE" by default.

Mine (I'm in the same zone as you) says it starts on the first Sunday of
October, and ends on the first Sunday of April.

Sylvia.
 
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F Murtz

Jan 1, 1970
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Sylvia said:
The headers for your posting also show that you're not in daylight
saving time.

Have you checked that your system is configured for the correct
timezone, with daylight saving enabled?

Sylvia.

Canberra Melbourne Sydney daylight ticked.
Changed time manually about 1 am but computer seems to have changed it
back.Just changed it manually again, will have a look later and see if
it sticks.
 
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F Murtz

Jan 1, 1970
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Changed on the 7th oct but computer did not and when I tried to synch it
with an atomic clock it reverted to old time. did we change it without
telling technical people who seem to think the 28th is the date?
 
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F Murtz

Jan 1, 1970
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F said:
Changed on the 7th oct but computer did not and when I tried to synch it
with an atomic clock it reverted to old time. did we change it without
telling technical people who seem to think the 28th is the date?


Also when I try ebroadcast tv program, instead of loading program after
midnight it loads the before midnight bit (seems to decide it is not
daylight saving)
 
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Jasen Betts

Jan 1, 1970
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Changed on the 7th oct but computer did not and when I tried to synch it
with an atomic clock it reverted to old time. did we change it without
telling technical people who seem to think the 28th is the date?

[email protected]:~$ TZ=Australia/Sydney date
Mon Oct 8 16:24:05 EST 2012
[email protected]:~$ TZ=Australia/Sydney date -d "2 days ago"
Sat Oct 6 15:24:09 EST 2012
[email protected]:~$

Looks good to me, what do you have your time locale set to?
from your headers it looks like it's may be set to +1000
which is a static zone, not localised.
 
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F Murtz

Jan 1, 1970
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Sylvia said:
It won't because you've set your clock into the future.

It really sounds like your system doesn't know when daylight saving starts.

This utility

http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/8/a/58a208b7-7dc7-4bc7-8357-28e29cdac52f/TZEDIT.exe


will let you examine, and if necessary, change the rules. You'll have to
let it unzip itself, and then run the TZEDIT.exe in the target
directory: "C:\Program Files\TZEdit\TZEDIT.EXE" by default.

Mine (I'm in the same zone as you) says it starts on the first Sunday of
October, and ends on the first Sunday of April.

Sylvia.


Mine said last sunday in oct and last in april.
Who done told it that rubbish?
 
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Sylvia Else

Jan 1, 1970
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Mine said last sunday in oct and last in april.
Who done told it that rubbish?

Seems very strange, but at least you can fix it now.

Note that you'll have to change the timezone to something else, and then
back again, to get the time set properly.

Sylvia.
 
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F Murtz

Jan 1, 1970
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Sylvia said:
Seems very strange, but at least you can fix it now.

Note that you'll have to change the timezone to something else, and then
back again, to get the time set properly.

Sylvia.

No I just altered the start and finish date when I used your
suggestion, then rebooted and so far it is working.It must have been a
conspiracy by a daylight saving hater altering my stuff. :)
 
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Gary R. Schmidt

Jan 1, 1970
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Changed on the 7th oct but computer did not and when I tried to synch it
with an atomic clock it reverted to old time. did we change it without
telling technical people who seem to think the 28th is the date?

Is it windows?

XP or more recent?

You are missing a five or more year-old patch.

I don't know if it was produced for W2K or earlier systems.

Cheers,
Gary B-)
 
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F Murtz

Jan 1, 1970
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Gary said:
Is it windows?

XP or more recent?

You are missing a five or more year-old patch.

I don't know if it was produced for W2K or earlier systems.

Cheers,
Gary B-)


XP, I dont let it update but I do not remember having this problem in
the last few years. It has service pack 3 but no patches since
 
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Sylvia Else

Jan 1, 1970
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XP, I dont let it update but I do not remember having this problem in
the last few years. It has service pack 3 but no patches since

Indeed, a quick review of your postings (on Google Groups) for this
period last year shows that your computer did switch to DST on about the
right date. I'm assuming you were using the same computer.

Sylvia.
 
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terryc

Jan 1, 1970
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Is it windows?

XP or more recent?

You are missing a five or more year-old patch.

I don't know if it was produced for W2K or earlier systems.

It wasn't. My W2K system was up to date with latest when they dropped
stuff and is stuck on AEST. The Linux system changed fine.
 
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F Murtz

Jan 1, 1970
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Sylvia said:
Indeed, a quick review of your postings (on Google Groups) for this
period last year shows that your computer did switch to DST on about the
right date. I'm assuming you were using the same computer.

Sylvia.
Yes, same computer,chalk it up to just one more oddity in life.
 
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Sylvia Else

Jan 1, 1970
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It wasn't. My W2K system was up to date with latest when they dropped
stuff and is stuck on AEST. The Linux system changed fine.

You can probably use the same program I pointed F Murtz to to fix it.

Sylvia.
 
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F Murtz

Jan 1, 1970
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Jasen said:
[email protected]:~$ TZ=Australia/Sydney date
Mon Oct 8 16:24:05 EST 2012
[email protected]:~$ TZ=Australia/Sydney date -d "2 days ago"
Sat Oct 6 15:24:09 EST 2012
[email protected]:~$

Looks good to me, what do you have your time locale set to?
from your headers it looks like it's may be set to +1000
which is a static zone, not localised.

GMT+10:00,
the problem turned out that the daylight saving start date was wrong in
my computer for some strange reason, it's now fixed.
 
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