Trouble with script fetching site

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Wed Sep 3 15:29:54 CEST 2003


Stephen Boulet wrote:
> 
> I'm trying to parse a url to set my hardware & system clock (linux).

I can't help with the problem at hand, but I also don't see the
reason to do it.  Why not just access an NTP server and grab the
time the "proper" way?  Using a web page is a roundabout way of
doing it.  There's a nice setclock.py script which Google can
point you to which does the job much more easily.

-Peter




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