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Enhancement Advisory tzdata enhancement update

Advisory: RHEA-2008:0941-4
Type: Product Enhancement Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2008-10-08
Last updated on: 2008-10-08
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. 4.5.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.7.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. 4.5.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.7.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

A new tzdata package that updates Daylight Savings Time observation times
in several locales is now available.

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

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

* Argentina switches to DST on Sunday, October 19, 2008. It was previously
scheduled to switch on Sunday, October 5, 2008.

* Brazil also switches to DST on Sunday, October 19, 2008. It was
previously scheduled to switch on Sunday, October 12, 2008.

* the Gaza Strip switched back to Standard Time on Thursday August 28,
2008. It was previously scheduled to switch back on Sunday, August 31,
2008.

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)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008f-1.el3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: 177951cbe7c9a50bf98e1a396ccfc50d
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008f-1.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: feb49cd2ad52a7624acc41f15e364a47
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008f-1.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: feb49cd2ad52a7624acc41f15e364a47
 
Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:1214
    MD5: ac3ac282e04ccd411c3446875e701653
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008f-3.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0138
    MD5: 04d9238e5ca09ace158af0034dd8563c
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008f-3.el5.noarch.rpm     MD5: cdb01b04396105b300d34605e6190a5f
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008f-3.el5.noarch.rpm     MD5: cdb01b04396105b300d34605e6190a5f
 
PPC:
tzdata-2008f-3.el5.noarch.rpm     MD5: cdb01b04396105b300d34605e6190a5f
 
s390x:
tzdata-2008f-3.el5.noarch.rpm     MD5: cdb01b04396105b300d34605e6190a5f
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008f-3.el5.noarch.rpm     MD5: cdb01b04396105b300d34605e6190a5f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 2.1)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008f-1.el2_1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:0422
    MD5: 14acd5ac8e1aa1c890195d064284e8d6
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008f-1.el2_1.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:0422
    MD5: 9697fb8bb51fb2ab6d19df46f52e190d
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008f-1.el2_1.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:0422
    MD5: 9697fb8bb51fb2ab6d19df46f52e190d
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008f-1.el3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: 177951cbe7c9a50bf98e1a396ccfc50d
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008f-1.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: feb49cd2ad52a7624acc41f15e364a47
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008f-1.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: feb49cd2ad52a7624acc41f15e364a47
 
PPC:
tzdata-2008f-1.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: feb49cd2ad52a7624acc41f15e364a47
 
s390:
tzdata-2008f-1.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: feb49cd2ad52a7624acc41f15e364a47
 
s390x:
tzdata-2008f-1.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: feb49cd2ad52a7624acc41f15e364a47
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008f-1.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: feb49cd2ad52a7624acc41f15e364a47
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:1214
    MD5: ac3ac282e04ccd411c3446875e701653
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
PPC:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
s390:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
s390x:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.5.z)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:1214
    MD5: ac3ac282e04ccd411c3446875e701653
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:1105
    MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:1105
    MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
PPC:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:1105
    MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
s390:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:1105
    MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
s390x:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:1105
    MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:1105
    MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.7.z)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:1214
    MD5: ac3ac282e04ccd411c3446875e701653
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:1214
    MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:1214
    MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
PPC:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:1214
    MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
s390:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:1214
    MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
s390x:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:1214
    MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:1214
    MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008f-3.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0138
    MD5: 04d9238e5ca09ace158af0034dd8563c
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008f-3.el5.noarch.rpm     MD5: cdb01b04396105b300d34605e6190a5f
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008f-3.el5.noarch.rpm     MD5: cdb01b04396105b300d34605e6190a5f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 2.1)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008f-1.el2_1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:0422
    MD5: 14acd5ac8e1aa1c890195d064284e8d6
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008f-1.el2_1.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:0422
    MD5: 9697fb8bb51fb2ab6d19df46f52e190d
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008f-1.el3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: 177951cbe7c9a50bf98e1a396ccfc50d
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008f-1.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: feb49cd2ad52a7624acc41f15e364a47
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008f-1.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: feb49cd2ad52a7624acc41f15e364a47
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008f-1.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: feb49cd2ad52a7624acc41f15e364a47
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:1214
    MD5: ac3ac282e04ccd411c3446875e701653
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.5.z)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:1214
    MD5: ac3ac282e04ccd411c3446875e701653
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:1105
    MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:1105
    MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:1105
    MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.7.z)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:1214
    MD5: ac3ac282e04ccd411c3446875e701653
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:1214
    MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:1214
    MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:1214
    MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.2.z server)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008f-3.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0138
    MD5: 04d9238e5ca09ace158af0034dd8563c
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008f-3.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0138
    MD5: cdb01b04396105b300d34605e6190a5f
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008f-3.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0138
    MD5: cdb01b04396105b300d34605e6190a5f
 
PPC:
tzdata-2008f-3.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0138
    MD5: cdb01b04396105b300d34605e6190a5f
 
s390x:
tzdata-2008f-3.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0138
    MD5: cdb01b04396105b300d34605e6190a5f
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008f-3.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0138
    MD5: cdb01b04396105b300d34605e6190a5f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 2.1)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008f-1.el2_1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:0422
    MD5: 14acd5ac8e1aa1c890195d064284e8d6
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008f-1.el2_1.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:0422
    MD5: 9697fb8bb51fb2ab6d19df46f52e190d
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008f-1.el3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: 177951cbe7c9a50bf98e1a396ccfc50d
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008f-1.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: feb49cd2ad52a7624acc41f15e364a47
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008f-1.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: feb49cd2ad52a7624acc41f15e364a47
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008f-1.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2010:0673
    MD5: feb49cd2ad52a7624acc41f15e364a47
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2011:1214
    MD5: ac3ac282e04ccd411c3446875e701653
 
IA-32:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
x86_64:
tzdata-2008f-2.el4.noarch.rpm     MD5: 21b2e5a87ad95c8a0196790510b2f78f
 
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 for the Itanium Processor

SRPMS:
tzdata-2008f-1.el2_1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:0422
    MD5: 14acd5ac8e1aa1c890195d064284e8d6
 
IA-64:
tzdata-2008f-1.el2_1.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2009:0422
    MD5: 9697fb8bb51fb2ab6d19df46f52e190d
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

462707 - [RHEL 5] tzdata updates needed for upcoming DST in Brazil and Argentina
462708 - [RHEL 4] tzdata updates needed for upcoming DST in Brazil and Argentina
462709 - [RHEL 3] tzdata updates needed for upcoming DST in Brazil and Argentina
462710 - [RHEL 2.1] tzdata updates needed for upcoming DST in Brazil and Argentina


Keywords

argentina, brazil, tzdata


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