[ntp:questions] Re: Query regarding Y2K7 problem.

John Pettitt jpp at cloudview.com
Wed Aug 24 15:58:28 UTC 2005


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sajitha wrote:
>  
> Hi,
> 
> Saw the news
> http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/business/12329693.htm
> Can some one let me know whether NTP version 4 is impacted by this? Do we
> need to make some changes in the product code?
> 
> Regards,
> Sajitha
> 

Nope.  NTP has no knowledge of daylight savings time - it only deals
in UTC.  The conversion from UTC to the local time is something the
operating system does and one assumes the OS folks will produce
updates to reflect the new rules (although I suspect win 95 and 98
users will be SOL)

John
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