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Recommended update for java2,java2-jre


(Last modified: 31MAR2006)

solutions Recommended update for java2, java2-jre SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (9b67aaf95dc0e5d346713ebd150d2b17)

Applies to

Package: java2
Product(s): 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 AMD64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-10934
Release: 20060331
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

This year (2006) DST continues in most of Australia for an extra week (now finishing April 2nd) due to the Commonwealth Games being held in Melbourne. This update makes Java aware of this problem. The affected time zones are:
    (GMT+10:00) Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
    (GMT+10:00) Hobart
    (GMT+09:30) Adelaide


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 java2.rpm java2-jre.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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