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Re: UTC & increased anonymity for client/node & user

On Thu, 23 Feb 2006, ADB wrote:

> I had issues with suse linux where tor would NOT operate at all without 
> using UTC! Directories were always 8 hours off, and thus it wouldn't use 
> any directory info and thus no circuits! This is just my experience 
> though, and why I use UTC only, plus HW sync.

Then your clock was simply wrong.  Of course whatever your clock says
must match the actual time in your configured timezone.

| TZ=UTC date
should always return the current time in UTC,
matching the first line on http://tycho.usno.navy.mil/cgi-bin/timer.pl

If it doesn't your clock is off.

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