Clock Problems

Simon Geard delgarde at
Fri Dec 11 23:40:34 PST 2009

On Fri, 2009-12-11 at 14:05 -0600, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Mykal Funk wrote:
> > I know the cmos battery is running low on this machine. But will the 
> > clock skew affect the build? 
> Depends if the slew is forward or backward.  If it's backward, it could 
> cause a problem.

Does that ever actually happen? I've seen system clocks run fast or
slow, but never heard of one going backwards before...

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