[tz] tzdata2019b failing to be parsed

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Mon Jul 8 18:09:36 UTC 2019

On 2019-07-08 11:24, Ian Kaebery via tz wrote:
> I’m having trouble with the TZUpdater tool. I’m using the latest version to 
> try and update my timezone definitions to either the ‘latest' package, or
> the ‘2019b' package, retreived from the IANA website. Both are failing on an
> entry with Japan using a time of 25:00.
> I’ve read inconsistent comments on the internet stating a number of things - 
> that this was fixed in the 2018 version, or that there is a script you can
> run to patch the line, or that there’s an unofficial version (rearguard?)
> available - but since this is for work I’d prefer to use an unmodified and
> up-to-date (>2018) version directly from IANA’s website.
> Do you know if there is any official package I can use for the 2019b 
> definitions that would work with the TZUpdater tool?

Please read the mailing list archive thread subject "[tz] Java & Rearguard" from
May thru June, especially posts by Oracle staff:

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

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