Australian timezone on Linux
daveoc at uk.ibm.com
Thu Jan 1 10:47:05 UTC 2009
IBM Java can be updated using the JTZU tool available here.
Sun Java can be updated using the TZUpdater available here
HP Java can be updated using their version of TZUpdater here
IBM's version and Sun's version updates to tzdata2008i, HP's is a
little backlevel and updates to tzdata2008g.
Dave O'Callaghan PMP®
"Jonathan Leffler" <jonathan.leffler at gmail.com>
"Time Zone Mailing List" <tz at lecserver.nci.nih.gov>
"Robert Elz" <kre at munnari.oz.au>, "Girish Hilage"
<girish_hilage at persistent.co.in>
Re: Australian timezone on Linux
On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 1:36 PM, Robert Elz <kre at munnari.oz.au> wrote:
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2008 13:58:46 -0500
From: "Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) [E]" <
olsona at dc37a.nci.nih.gov>
B410D30A78C6404C9DABEA31B54A2813029A03DE at nihcesmlbx10.nih.gov>
| I'm seeing what I hope is correct behavior here on the mother system
There was a brief exchange on this in messages which (due to my
managing to forget the correct address for the list) never made it.
The message below I think includes everything that needs to be said
about this (unless someone wants to comment on Linux GUI's...)
Here's a thought about the UI -- what language is it written in?
If it is Java, then Java stores the time zone information in its own
files, separately from everyone and everything else. Consequently, it
could be erroneous because out of date. (Frankly, that is a *bad*
decision by Java. Or, if necessary - and there are some mitigating
factors, though I still think it is a bad decision - then it needs to be
possible to update the relevant part of Java independently of the rest of
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