[tz] Issue in Time Zone Database for Kazakhstan's zones
zhanibek.adilbekov at gmail.com
Thu Apr 28 17:41:04 UTC 2016
I looked at this
commit, which adjusts some transitions for KZ. After looking closer to
diffs I found out that formats of zones are changed, e.g. for
Asia/Almaty it changed from ALMT to +06. I'm not familiar with TZ files,
but I suppose this changes are the reason of incompatibility for some apps.
On 28.04.2016 22:48, Paul Eggert wrote:
> On 04/28/2016 04:15 AM, Zhanibek Adilbekov wrote:
>> After upgrading tzdata to 2016d version some of applications unable
>> to determine right timezone for all zones which belong to Kazakhstan.
>> I personally use Asia/Almaty (which is +06:00 and no DST) on my
>> machine (Arch Linux with Plasma 5.6), and it leads some programs to
>> produce unexpected results. E.g.: Digital Clock applet shows -12
>> hours from current time and Plasma Lockscreen shows time in UTC.
> I'm not observing this problem on Fedora 23 (2016d-1.fc23) with
> gnome-clocks (3.18.0-1.fc23).
> Other users have reported problems with the Plasma Digital Clock
> applet after earlier tzdata upgrades. See for example:
> The first thread says that a relevant bug was fixed in plasma 5.5; are
> you running that version? If not, I suggest upgrading. If so, perhaps
> there are other, similar bugs that haven't been fixed yet.
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