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FS#765 - glibc: time zone data is outdated

Attached to Project: CRUX
Opened by Mikhail Gonchar (reji) - Monday, 31 October 2011, 15:01 GMT
Last edited by Juergen Daubert (jue) - Wednesday, 08 August 2012, 09:11 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category ports → core/opt
Status Closed
Assigned To Juergen Daubert (jue)
Tilman Sauerbeck (tilman)
Fredrik Rinnestam (rehabdoll)
Operating System Linux
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 2.7
Due in Version 2.8
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No



CRUX uses time zone data shipped with glibc. This data in glibc is taken from Time Zone Database [1]. It is outdated now: last related commit in glibc git was made at 15 Jun 2009.

Can tzdata be updated from Time Zone Database? Should we have separate port for this?

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Closed by  Juergen Daubert (jue)
Wednesday, 08 August 2012, 09:11 GMT
Reason for closing:  Implemented
Comment by Juergen Daubert (jue) - Wednesday, 02 November 2011, 16:10 GMT
Thanks for the report, however we have to postpone the request for CRUX 2.8.
Comment by Fredrik Rinnestam (rehabdoll) - Wednesday, 20 June 2012, 15:36 GMT
Using this with my experimental toolchain without problems.