[rrd-users] Re: xport timezones
Alex van den Bogaerdt
alex at ergens.op.het.net
Thu Apr 28 16:26:07 MEST 2005
On Thu, Apr 28, 2005 at 11:20:43AM -0300, Pedro Zorzenon Neto wrote:
> I have some question about rrd and xport tool
> It output lines like this:
> I want to know if the time row (1020611700 in this example) is related
> to unix timestamp (1970-01-01 00:00:00 UTC)? Is it always UTC?
This is the number of seconds since the unix epoch, the time
> Another question:
> Inside the rrdfile, are the times stored related to UTC?
> If I get a filename.rrd in a machine with localtime -0400 and copy
> it to another machine with localtime -0300, will the output of
> "rrdtool xport" be the same?
Of course it will be. The beauty of UTC is that the location
doesn't matter. UTC time is the same all over the world.
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