Argentina DST

Nicolas Alvarez nicolas.alvarez at
Sun Oct 5 03:48:09 UTC 2008

Nicolas Alvarez wrote:
> My timezone seems to have just changed to Argentina Summer Time
> $ date "+%H:%M:%S %z %Z"
> 01:39:17 -0200 ARST
> If this change was correct, I'd expect to have heard something about it in
> the news. *Spring* started a few weeks ago, not summer. Is it really
> supposed to start now?

According to this website:

and a thread that I just noticed on this mailing list, it's supposed to
start on October 19th. Today is 5th.

By the way, I use Ubuntu Hardy (maybe you already fixed the tzdata but
Ubuntu didn't pick it).

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