[tz] Issue with EST timezone

Guy Harris guy at alum.mit.edu
Sat May 11 00:33:27 UTC 2019

On May 9, 2019, at 12:02 AM, Prakash Mishra -X (prakasmi - INFOSYS LIMITED at Cisco) via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote:

> We do have the EST file. However, when we run zdump on it, it just displays the entry for 1901 and 2038

That's what it's supposed to do...

> Because of above, we don’t get any DST changes applicable for EST for 2019.

...because it's defined to be a "5 hours west of UTC, all year round" setting.

> Is the output expected (which looks like as per https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_tz_database_time_zones)?


> Any idea since when it changed or was it this way all the time.

It was this way all the time.

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