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Enhancement Advisory tzdata enhancement update

Advisory: RHEA-2008:0506-5
Type: Product Enhancement Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2008-05-28
Last updated on: 2008-05-28
Affected Products: Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)
Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 2.1)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.6.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 2.1)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.6.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.2.z server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 2.1)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 for the Itanium Processor

Details

An updated tzdata package that adds enhancements is now available.

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

This updated tzdata package addresses the following changes to Daylight
Savings Time (DST) observations:

* Cuba is starting DST on March 16 as of 2008 (it started DST on March 8 in
2007).

* Syria is starting DST on April 4 as of 2008 (it started DST on March 29
in 2007).

* Iraq is not observing DST in 2008.

* Pakistan will observe DST in 2008, beginning May 31. (This is the first
time Pakistan has observed DST since 2002.)

* Morocco will observe DST in 2008, beginning May 31. (This is the first
time Morocco has observed DST since 1978.)

Users in the affected locales, or users interacting with people or systems
in the affected locales, are advised to upgrade to this updated package,
which adds these enhancements.


Solution

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

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_58_10188



Updated packages

Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)

IA-32:
tzdata-2008b-3.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: c5177521fd818d922b42d88f9ebdbe16
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: c5177521fd818d922b42d88f9ebdbe16
 
Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.src.rpm     MD5: a49825083707fd46c6216d121102ad2e
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

IA-32:
tzdata-2008b-3.el5.noarch.rpm     MD5: e9796913eb82a7cd6ebd6f5a8f890d7d
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el5.noarch.rpm     MD5: e9796913eb82a7cd6ebd6f5a8f890d7d
 
PPC:
tzdata-2008b-3.el5.noarch.rpm     MD5: e9796913eb82a7cd6ebd6f5a8f890d7d
 
s390x:
tzdata-2008b-3.el5.noarch.rpm     MD5: e9796913eb82a7cd6ebd6f5a8f890d7d
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el5.noarch.rpm     MD5: e9796913eb82a7cd6ebd6f5a8f890d7d
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 2.1)

IA-32:
tzdata-2008b-3.el2_1.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:0422
    MD5: 6993353d7d179e59b286460426ba3934
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el2_1.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:0422
    MD5: 6993353d7d179e59b286460426ba3934
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)

IA-32:
tzdata-2008b-3.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: c5177521fd818d922b42d88f9ebdbe16
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: c5177521fd818d922b42d88f9ebdbe16
 
PPC:
tzdata-2008b-3.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: c5177521fd818d922b42d88f9ebdbe16
 
s390:
tzdata-2008b-3.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: c5177521fd818d922b42d88f9ebdbe16
 
s390x:
tzdata-2008b-3.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: c5177521fd818d922b42d88f9ebdbe16
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: c5177521fd818d922b42d88f9ebdbe16
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.src.rpm     MD5: a49825083707fd46c6216d121102ad2e
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
PPC:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
s390:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
s390x:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.6.z)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.src.rpm     MD5: a49825083707fd46c6216d121102ad2e
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
PPC:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
s390:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
s390x:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

IA-32:
tzdata-2008b-3.el5.noarch.rpm     MD5: e9796913eb82a7cd6ebd6f5a8f890d7d
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el5.noarch.rpm     MD5: e9796913eb82a7cd6ebd6f5a8f890d7d
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 2.1)

IA-32:
tzdata-2008b-3.el2_1.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:0422
    MD5: 6993353d7d179e59b286460426ba3934
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)

IA-32:
tzdata-2008b-3.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: c5177521fd818d922b42d88f9ebdbe16
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: c5177521fd818d922b42d88f9ebdbe16
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: c5177521fd818d922b42d88f9ebdbe16
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.src.rpm     MD5: a49825083707fd46c6216d121102ad2e
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.6.z)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.src.rpm     MD5: a49825083707fd46c6216d121102ad2e
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.2.z server)

IA-32:
tzdata-2008b-3.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0138
    MD5: e9796913eb82a7cd6ebd6f5a8f890d7d
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0138
    MD5: e9796913eb82a7cd6ebd6f5a8f890d7d
 
PPC:
tzdata-2008b-3.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0138
    MD5: e9796913eb82a7cd6ebd6f5a8f890d7d
 
s390x:
tzdata-2008b-3.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0138
    MD5: e9796913eb82a7cd6ebd6f5a8f890d7d
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0138
    MD5: e9796913eb82a7cd6ebd6f5a8f890d7d
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 2.1)

IA-32:
tzdata-2008b-3.el2_1.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:0422
    MD5: 6993353d7d179e59b286460426ba3934
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)

IA-32:
tzdata-2008b-3.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: c5177521fd818d922b42d88f9ebdbe16
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: c5177521fd818d922b42d88f9ebdbe16
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: c5177521fd818d922b42d88f9ebdbe16
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.src.rpm     MD5: a49825083707fd46c6216d121102ad2e
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 9aebffeb8f03214046e64575e4e35369
 
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 for the Itanium Processor

IA-64:
tzdata-2008b-3.el2_1.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:0422
    MD5: 6993353d7d179e59b286460426ba3934
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

447270 - Pakistan introducing DST
447294 - Pakistan introducing DST
447295 - Pakistan introducing DST
447296 - Pakistan introducing DST
448374 - [CRM#1828878] New tzdata package for new DST Morocco 1st June
448375 - [CRM#1828878] New tzdata package for new DST Morocco 1st June
448376 - [CRM#1828878] New tzdata package for new DST Morocco 1st June


Keywords

morocco, pakistan, tzdata


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