[tz] Time zone confusion in Morocco

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Thu Nov 1 17:46:28 UTC 2018

On 11/1/18 7:41 AM, Dave DeLong wrote:
> iOS devices do OTA updates of the tzdb

Android 8.1 added something similar; see 
<https://source.android.com/devices/tech/config/timezone-rules>. Like 
iOS, the update mechanism requires a device restart, which is a real 
pain for users; unlike iOS, it requires coordination between Google and 
OEMs, a pain for the OEMs.

Red Hat, Ubuntu, etc. do not require reboots on tzdata updates, though 
there is a downside: currently-running processes that have loaded some 
tzdata will  cache it by default, so you may need to restart the processes.

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