[tz] [IANA Time Zone Database change] case: 2014-0929-0685: Russia government changed time-zone to permanent winter time

Garrett Wollman wollman at csail.mit.edu
Tue Oct 21 22:07:52 UTC 2014

<<On Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:58:39 -0400, Tim Parenti <tim at timtimeonline.com> said:

> You can get around this by setting the date according to UTC, one minute
> before the expected changeover:
> date -s "Sat Oct 25 21:59:00 UTC 2014" -u

On FreeBSD (and therefore likely on JunOS as well) that command would
be 'date -u 201410252159.00'.  It appears that the tzcode version of
the date command (which bears a Berkeley copyright notice) does not
support a -s flag either.


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