[tz] Regarding Turkey DST change

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Fri Nov 18 16:29:39 UTC 2016

Peddi, Radhika (Radhika) wrote:

> as part of this https://github.com/eggert/tz/commit/3e31dbe52b8730ed762880e88bf4c68ac00b8cc3 the change is done for Europe/Istanbul time zone. We have one time zone named with Turkey. So what about the changes for this timezone?

Are you setting TZ='Turkey'? If so, you need to run 'zic backward' too, as the 
'backward' file creates the link from the updated 'Europe/Istanbul' file to the 
backwards-compatibility name 'Turkey'. You might also consider setting 
TZ='Europe/Istanbul' to avoid future problems like this.

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