[tz] query regarding issue will updating open JDK timezone info with tzdata2018g
marcospassos.com at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 01:05:36 UTC 2018
Where can I find more information about that change in the timestamp? Do
you know why is this 25:00:00 instead of the next day 1h? Sounds weird to
me that a field named “time” supports such value.
On Mon, Nov 26, 2018 at 22:59 Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:
> On 11/25/18 9:49 PM, Dhanusha, Pb (Nokia - IN/Bangalore) wrote:
> > #/usr/bin/java -jar /root/tzupdater.jar -l file:/root/tzdata2018g.tar.gz
> > Failed: java.lang.Exception: Failed while parsing file
> > '/tmp/tz.tmp/asia' on line 1655 'Rule Japan 1948 1951 -
> > Sep Sat>=8 25:00 0 S'
> As announced in
> you should be able to use the rearguard-format tarball
> instead. This has been reported to work with the Java updater used by
> many GNU/Linux distributions
> <https://mm.icann.org/pipermail/tz/2018-October/027143.html>, and I
> expect it to work with Java SE TZUpdater 2.2.0 as well, though I haven't
> tested this.
> Although the timestamp format was changed in 2007 this change was
> evidently overlooked in TZUpdater. Sorry, I don't know when TZUpdater
> itself will be fixed to support these timestamps; TZUpdater is a
> separate project maintained by a different group.
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