Enhancement Advisory tzdata enhancement update

Advisory: RHEA-2005:656-6
Type: Product Enhancement Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2005-10-05
Last updated on: 2005-10-05
Affected Products: Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

Details

An updated tzdata package that adds daylight savings rule enhancements for
various countries is now available.

The tzdata package contains data files with rules for various timezones
around the world.

This update adjusts timezone files for USA, Australia, Haiti, Nicaragua,
Kazakhstan, Tunisia, and Uruguay where daylight savings rules have recently
changed or are going to change in the near future. This update
provides corrections for daylight saving rules for Iran, historical rules
corrections for Japan, Poland, Northern Ireland and Mali and timezone name
change for East Timor.

Users in the specified countries should upgrade to this updated
package and rerun system-config-date to update the local timezone in
/etc/localtime. Upgrading this package is optional for users not in the
specified countries.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:

up2date

This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.

Updated packages

Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2005m-1.EL4.src.rpm     MD5: e5d0991f7d62840909c3c1cd27667874
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2005m-1.EL4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 660509bddfebd08eff8bf7909efba74a
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2005m-1.EL4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 660509bddfebd08eff8bf7909efba74a
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2005m-1.EL4.src.rpm     MD5: e5d0991f7d62840909c3c1cd27667874
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2005m-1.EL4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 660509bddfebd08eff8bf7909efba74a
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2005m-1.EL4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 660509bddfebd08eff8bf7909efba74a
 
PPC:
tzdata-2005m-1.EL4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 660509bddfebd08eff8bf7909efba74a
 
s390:
tzdata-2005m-1.EL4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 660509bddfebd08eff8bf7909efba74a
 
s390x:
tzdata-2005m-1.EL4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 660509bddfebd08eff8bf7909efba74a
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2005m-1.EL4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 660509bddfebd08eff8bf7909efba74a
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2005m-1.EL4.src.rpm     MD5: e5d0991f7d62840909c3c1cd27667874
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2005m-1.EL4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 660509bddfebd08eff8bf7909efba74a
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2005m-1.EL4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 660509bddfebd08eff8bf7909efba74a
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2005m-1.EL4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 660509bddfebd08eff8bf7909efba74a
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2005m-1.EL4.src.rpm     MD5: e5d0991f7d62840909c3c1cd27667874
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2005m-1.EL4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 660509bddfebd08eff8bf7909efba74a
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2005m-1.EL4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 660509bddfebd08eff8bf7909efba74a
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2005m-1.EL4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 660509bddfebd08eff8bf7909efba74a
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Keywords

Australia,, timezone, USA,


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