How do I ensure my RHEL system handles Chile's extended Daylight Saving Time in 2015?

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Issue

  • Chile's government has announced that they will stay in DST indefinitely for the year 2015 and onwards.
  • Given the sensitivity of the system date in many environments, can we be sure our Red Hat systems will handle the change transparently and correctly?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) all versions
  • tzdata

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