[torqueusers] Timestamps in account logs

Ken Nielson knielson at adaptivecomputing.com
Wed Jul 28 15:04:24 MDT 2010

On 07/28/2010 02:16 PM, David Chin wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 14:51, Garrick Staples<garrick at usc.edu>  wrote:
>> Sure, the function is log_record() in src/lib/Liblog/pbs_log.c. You can change
>> it to whatever you like.
> OK: I can change the private copy I run. But it is a larger issue, I
> think: On the day when the switch from Daylight Savings to Standard
> Time occurs, the hour between 1am and 2am is replayed. So, there is no
> nice way to infer the correct chronological ordering if multiple log
> events for the same job ID occur within that hour. (Unless the etime,
> ctime, ?time etc fields in the log entries are the ones that should be
> used.) Even including a timezone in the timestamp would be great.
> What I'm saying is, I'd like to make this a feature request for a
> future version of Torque: That all logging timestamps be in UTC.
> Cheers,
>      Dave
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Ken Nielson
Adaptive Computing

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