[tz] Help on Updating Java Time ZOne
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Mon Dec 2 19:41:38 UTC 2019
On 11/28/19 11:26 AM, Santos, Cosme wrote:
> What is tzcode and tzdb, should I update them to?
Please see <https://data.iana.org/time-zones/tz-link.html> for more
about tzcode and tzdb. If your application uses routines not written in
Java, you'll also need to update your operating system's time zone
tables; details depend on the OS.
> Also, the Brazil Timezone change, 2019 we won’t have
> it, so a friend sent me the tzdata2019c-rearguard.tar.gz (is this a good
That depends on your friend. You can generate your own
tzdata2019c-rearguard.tar.gz file by following the instructions in the
main tzdb distribution.
If your problem is purely Java-related, you might have better luck
updating to a more-recent Java release. If you're using Oracle Java,
suggests that you run 7u241, 8u231, 11.0.50, 13.0.1, or later.
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