> On Tue, Nov 06, 2001 at 06:28:44PM +0000, Padraig Brady wrote:
> > This just gives the boot time (in seconds since 1970) as far
> > as I can tell. Hence not what I want. I want the actual number
> > of seconds elapsed since boot, and I can't use BOOT_TIME-time(0)
> > as if the system date changes, this will be inaccurate.
>>> oh yeah, sorry, the wtmp also keeps a record of clock skews,
> flaged as OLD_TIME and NEW_TIME
>> man wtmp for more :o)
I did, and it seems that date(1) is responsible for adding
the OLD/NEW_TIME records. What about ntpdate? xntpd?
There's more than one way to set the date :-)
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