[Pulp-list] Repo sync times and DST

Jason Connor jconnor at redhat.com
Tue Dec 18 16:02:54 UTC 2012

Hi Tomas,

Pulp stores all schedule date/times in UTC and converts back and forth on the fly, taking into account whether or not the server is in daylight savings time.

If you schedule a sync for 2:00 in the summer. It will run at 2:00 in the winter.

On Dec 18, 2012, at 8:14 AM, Tomas Strachota <tstrachota at redhat.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> while fixing a bug in katello cli one question about scheduling repo synces came to my mind:
> According to api docs the time should be specified as iso8601 repeating interval. This format ignores daylight saving time shifts from it's definition.
> How does Pulp deal with that?
> Example: If I create a daily scheduled sync at 2:00 in summer, will it be still performed at 2:00 in winter or will it be shifted?
> Thanks,
> Tomas
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