[tz] TZ Updater

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at systematicsw.ab.ca
Thu Nov 26 02:18:52 UTC 2015

On 2015-11-24 13:17, Victor Uribe wrote:
> To whom it may concern,

That would be Oracle who now owns and supports Java.

> I am in need of acquiring the tz updater version JDK-8054458 found at http://bugs.java.com/view_bug.do?bug_id=8054458 since the Java time is no longer synchronized correctly.
>Where can I find this file to use on an XP machine running Java 6 update 30.

Java 6 TZ Updater access is only available via
which may now require an Oracle support contract, and running on
MS Windows XP may also only be supported with a contract.
Legacy support from any vendor may be expensive.

Does your organization not maintain archived copies of older JRE, JDK,
and TZ Updater for your legacy environments?

Java 7 and 8 TZ updater is available at
which you could try, but the bug report you mention implies code was updated to 6u91,
so even if you update the data, some zones may not work properly.

See also

Timezones, Daylight Savings Time, and the Oracle TZUpdater for the Java Runtime Environment (JRE)

Timezones and the Java Runtime Environment: FAQ

and linked articles.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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