How to coordinate the clock when dual-booting with Windows
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Sun Dec 10 21:09:23 UTC 2017
Ralf Mardorf schreef op 10-12-2017 21:26:
> It isn't a personal attack against you, my intention is just to point
> out that this discussion got out of control. It easily could happen
> that I'm involved in such a discussion myself, without noticing that it
> became grotesque. Fortunately this time I only lurked, so from an
> outside POV it is easy for me, to comment this thread.
Funnily enough even though perhaps this is indeed trivial (but has cost
me a lot of time because of discrepancies in the Windows vs Linux clock)
bikeshedding refers to cosmetics. Yet Linux people constantly have to
deal with trivial issues, such as whether I write "!-d" or "! -d" in
Apache. Just an example.
Or the fact that awk requires \\1 but sed requires \1.
Or grep can use \b but in awk you need \\<, and so on and so on.
What clock to keep is much more fundamental, but what I see is that most
of our time is spent on trivialities.
If you never want to debate anything, you will keep nitpicking. But
Sorry for the verbosity.
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