US Daylight Savings Time and zoneinfo

Net Llama! netllama
Thu Mar 1 12:58:07 PST 2007

On Thu, 1 Mar 2007, Jason Joines wrote:
>    Daylight savings time is March 11 this year.  I have some really old
> boxes that think it's on April 1.  One of these runs a web based
> calendaring application so I'm kinda worried about it.  Is it as simple
> as replacing my specific timezone file, /usr/share/zoneinfo/US/Central,
> with a newer version?

Yes, that should be sufficient.  Although you'd prolly be better off in 
the long term if you kept the tzdata (or equivalent for your distro) 
package up to date.

Lonni J Friedman                        netllama at

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