Daylight saving time changes in MIT kerberos?

Danny Mayer mayer at
Fri Oct 13 09:54:19 EDT 2006

Vipin Rathor wrote:
> Hi All,
> To what I have heard is that US Daylight Savings Time (DST) is being
> extended by 4 weeks in 2007; this will affect all systems and applications
> that process dates and times. Will that affect MIT Kerberos product , in a
> way that the product will require a FIX. Or is it that MIT Kerberos totally
> depends on the native OS for the time functionality and hence the fix for
> the timezone provided by native OS will be sufficient ?
> Any anyone help me with this
> Thanks
> Vipin

What are you talking about? Timezones are local display issues. When you
go from summer time to winter time and visa versa do you see issues? All
 applications use UTC which doesn't care about timezones.


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