[tz] Help on Updating Java Time Zone

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Tue Dec 3 20:20:09 UTC 2019

On 2019-12-02 12:41, Paul Eggert wrote:
> 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.

...and JDKs, Java Libraries, and JVMs: GNU Classpath, Google/Android/Dalvik,
IBM/Eclipse/OpenJ9, OpenJDK, Oracle/SUN, IKVM, JAM, Jikes, Kaffe, Sable, etc.

It may perhaps be better to refer folks to their Java application, JDK, or JVM
provider for information about TZ updates.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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