A hotfix that addresses changes to daylight saving time in 2008 is available for Windows Services for UNIX and for Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications

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SYMPTOMS

A hotfix package is available to accommodate the daylight saving time (DST) changes in 2008. This hotfix package affects the following software components:
  • Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX 3.0
  • Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX 3.5
  • Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications in Windows Server 2003 R2
  • Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications in Windows Vista
  • Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications in Windows Server 2008
This hotfix incorporates daylight saving time (DST) changes in Pakistan, in Morocco, and in Israel.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported feature that modifies the default behavior of the product is available from Microsoft. However, this feature is intended to modify only the behavior that this article describes. Apply this feature only to systems that specifically require it.

If the feature is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the feature.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific feature. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the feature is available. If you do not see your language, it is because the feature is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other previously released hotfixes.

Registry information

To use this hotfix, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Windows Services for UNIX 3.0, x86-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
CasablancaNot Applicable19803-Oct- 200805:52Not Applicable
JerusalemNot Applicable80303-Oct- 200805:52Not Applicable
KarachiNot Applicable15903-Oct- 200805:52Not Applicable
Posix.exe7.0.1701.50129,02403-Oct- 200805:52x86
Psxdll.dll7.0.1701.50146,43203-Oct- 200805:52x86
Psxrun.exe7.0.1701.50103,42403-Oct- 200805:52x86
Psxss.exe7.0.1701.50672,25603-Oct- 200805:52x86
Windows Services for UNIX 3.5, x86-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
CasablancaNot Applicable19803-Oct- 200805:52Not Applicable
JerusalemNot Applicable80303-Oct- 200805:52Not Applicable
KarachiNot Applicable15903-Oct- 200805:52Not Applicable
Posix.exe8.0.1969.61130,04803-Oct- 200805:52x86
Psxdll.dll8.0.1969.61345,08803-Oct- 200805:52x86
Psxrun.exe8.0.1969.61104,44803-Oct- 200805:52x86
Psxss.exe8.0.1969.61784,38403-Oct- 200805:52x86
Windows Server 2003 R2, x86-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
\svr-5 \usr\share\zoneinfo\africa\casablancaNot applicable19819-Sep-200814:58Not applicable
\svr-5\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\jerusalemNot applicable80319-Sep- 200814:58Not applicable
\svr-5\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\karachiNot applicable15919-Sep-200814:58Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\africa\casablancaNot applicable19819-Sep- 200814:58Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\jerusalemNot applicable80319-Sep-200814:58Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\karachiNot applicable15919-Sep- 200814:58Not applicable
Windows Server 2003 R2, x64-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
\svr-5 \usr\share\zoneinfo\africa\casablancaNot applicable19819-Sep-200815:31Not applicable
\svr-5\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\jerusalemNot applicable80319-Sep- 200815:31Not applicable
\svr-5\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\karachiNot applicable15919-Sep-200815:31Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\africa\casablancaNot applicable19819-Sep- 200815:31Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\jerusalemNot applicable80319-Sep-200815:31Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\karachiNot applicable15919-Sep- 200815:31Not applicable
Windows Vista, x86-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
\svr-5 \usr\share\zoneinfo\africa\casablancaNot applicable19822-Sep-200814:14Not applicable
\svr-5\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\jerusalemNot applicable80322-Sep- 200814:14Not applicable
\svr-5\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\karachiNot applicable15922-Sep-200814:14Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\africa\casablancaNot applicable19822-Sep- 200814:14Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\jerusalemNot applicable80322-Sep-200814:14Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\karachiNot applicable15922-Sep- 200814:14Not applicable
Windows Vista, x64-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
\svr-5 \usr\share\zoneinfo\africa\casablancaNot applicable19822-Sep-200814:14Not applicable
\svr-5\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\jerusalemNot applicable80322-Sep- 200814:14Not applicable
\svr-5\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\karachiNot applicable15922-Sep-200814:14Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\africa\casablancaNot applicable19822-Sep- 200814:14Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\jerusalemNot applicable80322-Sep-200814:14Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\karachiNot applicable15922-Sep- 200814:14Not applicable
Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008, x86-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
\svr-5 \usr\share\zoneinfo\africa\casablancaNot applicable19823-Sep-2008Sep-200806:55Not applicable
\svr-5\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\jerusalemNot applicable80323-Sep-2008Sep- 200806:55Not applicable
\svr-5\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\karachiNot applicable15923-Sep-2008Sep-200806:55Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\africa\casablancaNot applicable19823-Sep-2008Sep- 200806:55Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\jerusalemNot applicable80323-Sep-2008Sep-200806:55Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\karachiNot applicable15923-Sep-2008Sep- 200806:55Not applicable
Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008, x64-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
\svr-5 \usr\share\zoneinfo\africa\casablancaNot applicable19823-Sep-200806:55Not applicable
\svr-5\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\jerusalemNot applicable80323-Sep- 200806:55Not applicable
\svr-5\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\karachiNot applicable15923-Sep-200806:55Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\africa\casablancaNot applicable19823-Sep- 200806:55Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\jerusalemNot applicable80323-Sep-200806:55Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\karachiNot applicable15923-Sep- 200806:55Not applicable
Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008, Itanium-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
\svr-5 \usr\share\zoneinfo\africa\casablancaNot applicable19823-Sep-200806:55Not applicable
\svr-5\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\jerusalemNot applicable80323-Sep- 200806:55Not applicable
\svr-5\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\karachiNot applicable15923-Sep-200806:55Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\africa\casablancaNot applicable19823-Sep- 200806:55Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\jerusalemNot applicable80323-Sep-200806:55Not applicable
\usr\share\zoneinfo\asia\karachiNot applicable15923-Sep- 200806:55Not applicable

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about DST changes in 2008, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/gp/dst_topissues
For more information about DST and for related information, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/gp/cp_dst
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Properties

Article ID: 957796 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX 3.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX 3.5
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Datacenter Edition (32-Bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Datacenter x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition (32-Bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x64 Edition
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