4.372. tzdata

Updated tzdata packages that add one enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, 5 and 6.
The tzdata packages contain data files with rules for various time zones.

Enhancement

BZ#921173, BZ#921174, BZ#919628, BZ#921176
Time zone rules of tzdata have been modified to reflect the following changes:
The period of Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Paraguay will end on March 24 instead of April 14.
Haiti will use US daylight-saving rules in the year 2013.
Morocco does not observe DST during Ramadan. Therefore, Morocco is expected to switch to Western European Time (WET) on July 9 and resume again to Western European Summer Time (WEST) on August 8.
Also, the tzdata packages now provide rules for several new time zones: Asia/Khandyga, Asia/Ust-Nera, and Europe/Busingen.
All users of tzdata are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which add this enhancement.
Updated tzdata packages that add one enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, 5, and 6.
The tzdata packages contain data files with rules for various time zones.

Enhancement

BZ#1013527, BZ#1013875, BZ#1013876, BZ#1014720
Morocco extended DST by one month requiring an update to these packages. This update includes resynchronization with the latest upstream release in order to pick up the Moroccan DST change.
All users of tzdata are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which add this enhancement.
Updated tzdata packages that add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, 5, and 6.
The tzdata packages contain data files with rules for various time zones.

Enhancements

  • The Gaza Strip and the West Bank entered Daylight Saving Time on March 28 at midnight local time. BZ#928461, BZ#928462, BZ#928463, BZ#928464
  • Recent change to Daylight Saving rules in Paraguay appears to be perpetual. Transition times in years 2014 and later were updated accordingly.
  • The Macquarie Island was uninhabited between years 1919 and 1948. This update introduces a new time type with a "zzz" abbreviation, which distinguishes uninhabited regions from the inhabited ones.
  • The Macquarie Island belongs to Australia. This updated modifies the /usr/share/zoneinfo/zone.tab file accordingly.
All users of tzdata are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which add these enhancements.
Updated tzdata packages that add one enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, 5, and 6.
The tzdata packages contain data files with rules for various time zones.

Enhancement

BZ#980805, BZ#980807, BZ#981019, BZ#981020
Morocco does not observe DST during Ramadan. Therefore, Morocco is expected to switch to Western European Time (WET) on July 7 and resume again to Western European Summer Time (WEST) on August 10. Also, the period of DST in Israel has been extended until the last Sunday in October from the year 2013 onwards.
All users of tzdata are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which add this enhancement.
Updated tzdata packages that add one enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, 5 and 6.
The tzdata packages contain data files with rules for various time zones.

Enhancement

BZ#912521, BZ#916272, BZ#916273, BZ#916274
The Chilean Government is extending the period of Daylight Saving Time (DST) in the year 2013 until April the 27th. Then, Chile Standard Time (CLT) and Easter Island Standard Time (EAST) will be in effect until September the 7th when switching again to DST. With this update, the rules used for Chile time zones have been adjusted accordingly.
All users of tzdata are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which add this enhancement.