Daylight saving time changes in MIT kerberos?

Jeffrey Altman jaltman at
Fri Oct 13 11:25:12 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

Kerberos relies on the native OS notion of time zone.

Jeffrey Altman
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