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Recommended update for timezone

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(Last modified: 06SEP2007)


solutions Recommended update for timezone SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5ac21eea6f5fd55865c57d0116868db5)

Applies to

Package: timezone
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-11765Zypp-Patch-Number: 4228
Release: 20070906
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Various timezone data updates, mostly following the upstream changes and describing the new DST usage.
These timezones were updated:
  • Asia/Pontianak, Asia/Makassar, Asia/Jayapura
  • Asia/Hovd, Asia/Ulaanbaatar, Asia/Choibalsan *
  • Asia/Damascus *
  • Pacific/Auckland, Pacific/Chatham *
  • Australia/Adelaide, Australia/Hobart, Australia/Currie, Australia/Melbourne, Australia/Sydney, Australia/Broken_Hill, Australia/Lord_Howe *
  • Europe/Istanbul / Asia/Istanbul *
  • America/Indiana/Winamac * (new timezone)
  • America/Pangnirtung, America/Iqaluit, America/Rankin_Inlet, America/Cambridge_Bay, America/Yellowknife, America/Inuvik
  • America/Resolute * (new timezone)
  • America/Havana *
  • America/Port-au-Prince *
  • America/Tegucigalpa *
  • America/Grand_Turk *
Zones not marked by asterisk contain only trivial changes that should not affect the present.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh timezone.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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